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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Forrest, Hon. Edward Barrow

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Forrest, Hon. Edward Barrow, M.L.C., was born in England in Feb. 1838, and educated at the King's School, Parramatta, N.S.W., in which colony he arrived in 1852. He is managing partner in Queensland of the firm of Parbury, Lamb & Co., and was sworn on August 15th, 1882, of the Queensland Legislative Council. Subsequently he was appointed one of the commissioners to inquire into the working of the Colonial Stores Office.