Alexander Peacock - Place of Birth, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Facts, Net Worth, Birthday, Biography and Family

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Jun 11, 1861 Creswick, Victoria, Australia Died on 07 Oct 1933 (aged 72)

Australian politician; Premier of Victoria

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About Alexander Peacock

  • Sir Alexander James Peacock (11 June 1861 – 7 October 1933) was an Australian politician who served as the 20th Premier of Victoria. Peacock was born of Scottish descent at Creswick, the first Victorian Premier born after the gold rush of the 1850s and the attainment of self-government in Victoria.
  • He was distantly related to the family of the politician Andrew Peacock.
  • Educated at a local school, Peacock passed the Victorian civil service examination at 13 years of age, becoming briefly a school teacher and a clerk in Melbourne.
  • Returning to Creswick, he worked as a mine manager, establishing his own business and buying several gold mines.
  • He was prominent in the Australian Natives' Association and the movement for Australian federation in the 1880s and '90s.

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