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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Jenner, Hon. Caleb Joshua

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Jenner, Hon. Caleb Joshua, came of a yeoman family, and was born Dec. 9th, 1830, at Alfreston, Sussex. He came to Victoria in 1850, and engaged in commercial pursuits at Geelong. Mr. Jenner held the office of president of the first reform league, established for the purpose of protecting native Industries. He represented the south-western province in the Legislative Council for more than twenty years, being returned in 1863 in opposition to the late Mr. C. J. Griffith, and for a number of years was Chairman of Committees. From Sept. 1869 to April 1870 he acted as the representative of the Macpherson Government in the Legislative Council, and subsequently discharged the same functions for the Duffy Government. Mr. Jenner, who retired from public life in 1884, was a director of numerous local companies, and died on June 28th, 1890.