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02-July-2014
02-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / John Huth

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.
 

Location

Address:Albert & Palmerin Streets, Leslie Park, Warwick, 4370
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.212278
Long: 152.033222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory Of
SYDNEY JAMES MORGAN
Mayor 1906.
Chairman Parks Committee
1908-9-10

Left Side Inscription

In Memory Of
JAMES MORGAN
Mayor 1868.
Member for Warwick 1869 - 71 --- 1873 - 8

Back Inscription

To Perpetuate The Memory
              Of
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.

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

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

Died 1916.

Plaque :

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

Source: MA
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