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McCOURT, William Rupert (1884 - 1947), Clerk of Legislative Assembly, New South Wales, since 1930

DOLTON, David (died 1932), late Principal Clerk, Legislative Department, Local Government Board

LOWE, Alexander Francis (1861 - 1929), Clerk of Parliaments and Clerk of the Legislative Council of New Zealand

KANE, Edward William (1858 - 1934), JP; Clerk of Parliaments and of Legislative Council, New Zealand, since 1929; previously Clerk, House of Representatives

NEWTON, Hibbert Henry (1861 - 1927), JP; Clerk of the Parliaments and Clerk of the Legislative Council of Victoria since 1924

STOWE, Leonard (1837 - 1920), Clerk of Parliaments since 1889; Clerk of the Legislative Council since 1865; Examiner of Standing Orders relative to Private Bills since 1888

WEBB, Frederick William (1837 - 1919), Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales, 1888–1904

MORRISBY, Arthur (1847 - 1925), JP; Acting Clerk Legislative Council, 1916–18; granted the title of Honourable for life by the King, 1916; Coroner for Tasmania since 1911

FRÉCHETTE, Louis (1839 - 1908), Knight of the Legion of Honour; officer of Academy of France; President of Royal Society, Canada (retired); member of the Academy of Rouen; member Société Astronomique, Paris; member Imperial Institute, London; Clerk of Legislative Council, Quebec, from 1889

GELL, James (1823 - 1905), JP; Clerk of the Rolls, Isle of Man, from 1900, and Acting Governor, July–Oct. 1902; ex-officio Member of the Legislative and Executive Councils, and a Trustee of King William’s College; Chairman of the Insular Justices from 1879; a Church Commissioner, 1895


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Sitting at the front desk, below the presiding officer of the House or Senate, the legislative clerks serve as official readers of bills, resolutions, and amendments, as well as the ...

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