Sir John Quick

INFORMATION ON JONH QUICK IN THE COMING OF THE FEDORATION

HIM AND HIS FAMILY

John was a slim man, with a mustache. He had a father with the same name as him, sir john quick! Amazing! But when he was twelve his mother remarried and had four more children. His step siblings. although he didn't get along with thm as much as he could have. When john Quik was in his Twenties he got engaged and married a woman called Catherine Harris. Who then became Catherine Quick



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WORK LIFE, CHILDHOOD and HOME

Sir John Quick was a lawyer, politician and author. He was born on 22 April 1852 near St Ives, Cornwall, England. John Quick was an only child, nameed after his father, John Quick and John's mother named Mary née Quick. Eventually the family arrived in Victoria in October 1854 and headed for the Bendigo goldfields where John's father died of fever. soon after Mary remarried and had four more children(also stated above). Young John attended various schools until he was 10. A series of manual jobs followed—in an iron foundry, battery-feeding in a mine, in the printing room of the Bendigo Evening News. Soon he became a junior reporter on the Bendigo Independent and later the Bendigo Advertiser. He moved to Melbourne and in 1874 matriculated(meaning being registerd as a official student). With the aid of scholarships at the university of melbourne, he graduated LL.B. in 1877 and in June 1878 was called to the Victorian Bar. He continued in journalism as leader of the Age parliamentary staff.


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FEDORATION SUPPORT

While still in his twenties he returned to Bendigo, became an active member of the Bendigo branch of the Australian Natives’ Association and won the Legislative Assembly seat of Sandhurst (Bendigo) in 1880. That seat he kept for at least nine years, and at the same time practising law in Bendigo.

From the 1880’s onwards John Quick was an effective promoter of Australian federalism. He founded the Bendigo Federation League in 1893 and was for some long years its president. Untill he died in 1901.