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A bronze statue commemorates the Chief Justice of Victoria from 1886 to 1892, George Higinbotham.
George Higinbotham (19 April 1826 – 31 December 1892) was a politician and was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, which is the highest ranking court in the Australian State of Victoria. He started his career as a reporter, before serving as Attorney General and then as Chief Justice. He was born in Dublin in 1826 and migrated to Melbourne at the age of 28. His first job in Australia was as the editor of the Argus.
|Address:||Spring Street, Treasury Buildings, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.812886|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Paul Montford|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 12th November, 1937|
Hon. George Higinbotham
Chief Justice of Victoria