The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Chanter, John Moore
Chanter, John Moore, M.L.A., son of John and Elizabeth Moore Chanter, was born at Adelaide, S.A., on Feb. 11th, 1845, and has held a number of public appointments at Moama, in New South Wales. Mr. Chanter has represented the Murray electorate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly since 1885. In Jan. 1889 he accepted office in the Dibbs Ministry, as Secretary for Mines, and retired with his colleagues in the following March. He married at Campbell's Creek, near Castlemaine, Vict., on Nov 16th, 1863, Miss Mary Ann Clark.