John Lucas (Australian politician), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Lucas (Australian politician)

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 24-Jun-1818

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 01-Mar-1902

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About John Lucas (Australian politician)

  • John Lucas (24 June 1818 – 1 March 1902) was an Australian politician and a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1860 to 1869 and 1871 to 1880 and the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1880 until his death.
  • He was a member for Canterbury from 1860 to 1864 and from 1871 to 1880 and a member for Hartley from 1864 to 1869.
  • From 1875 to 1877 he was Secretary of Mines.He was noted patron of the Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains where a cave and a tour have since been named in his honour.
  • He also maintained a holiday cottage on Lapstone Hill at the Eastern edge of the Blue Mountains.
  • On the original Lapstone Zig Zag a station was built for him and named Lucasville.
  • The remains of the station are still visible today.

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