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A monument commemorates former Mayors of Warwick, James Morgan and his sons Sydney and Sir Arthur Morgan, and Sir Arthur`s sons Franklin and Arthur Clinton Morgan.
James, proprietor of the Warwick Argus and his son Arthur Morgan were both Mayors of Warwick. James was elected Mayor in 1867 and then later became a Member of the Legislative Assembly. He was also instrumental in procuring Morgan Park, now a major motorsport and horse events venue, as a public reserve. His son Sir Arthur Morgan was Premier of Queensland from 1903 to 1906. He served as the Mayor of Warwick from 1886 to 1890.
|Address:||Albert & Palmerin Streets, Leslie Park, Warwick, 4370|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.212278|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Local|
In Memory Of
SYDNEY JAMES MORGAN
Chairman Parks Committee
In Memory Of
Member for Warwick 1869 - 71 --- 1873 - 8
To Perpetuate The Memory
FRANKLIN JAMES MORGAN
C.M.G., F R G S A.
Son of Sir Arthur Morgan
Born Warwick, 10th March, 1883
First Chairman, Queensland State Wheat Board
Died 13th December, 1963.
To Perpetuate The Memory Of
SIR ARTHUR MORGAN
M.L.A. for Warwick 1887 - 1906.
Premier of Queensland 1903 - 1906.
President of Legislative Council
and Lieutenant Governor of Queensland
ARTHUR CLINTON MORGAN
Eldest son of Sir Arthur
Born Warwick 1882 - Died Sydney 1957
Alderman Warwick Council 1910 - 1912
Editor Warwick Argus 1907 - 1914
M. P. Darling Downs 1929 - 1931