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SIR HENRY PARKES FATHER OF FEDERATION - Biography
Transcript of SIR HENRY PARKES FATHER OF FEDERATION - Biography
I was born on the 27th of may in 1815, in Warwickshire, England. I am the youngest of 7 children. In 1836 I married Clarinda Varney so she became my wife. I was originally a farmer's labour, and then became a clerk before managing my own business. I was unsuccessful in each of the businesses I tried to manage. After a while I was ultimately elected to the New South Wales parliament in 1854. I was Premier of New South Wales on and off, several times, between 1872 and 1891. (about 5 times) Occupation My role in federation, was to make a popular cause among Australians.
I migrated to NSW in 1839 to become politically active early within my early life in Australia. My first major concern being to stop the transportation of convicts from Britain. I also started a newspaper that supported a stronger role for Australians in governing their colonies. Involvement in Federation In 189I i wrote a speech. My speech was to, draw attention to a recent report by a British army officer, which proposed that the colonial forces unite into a single army. I went a step further, as I reported in The Sydney Morning Herald. Points Of Interest SIR HENRY PARKES FATHER OF FEDERATION THE END THANKS FOR listening!!!!!!! BY AGEL KOWAN