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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Lefroy, Anthony O'Grady

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Lefroy, Anthony O'Grady, C.M.G., eldest son of the late Rev. Henry Lefroy, M.A., Vicar of Santry, Dublin, by Dorothea, second daughter of the O'Grady, of Kilballyowen, co. Limerick, was born in 1818, and married in 1852, Mary, daughter of the late Col. John Bruce. Mr. Lefroy is a nephew of the late Right Hon. Thomas Lefroy, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. He was secretary to Governor Fitzgerald of Western Australia from 1849 to 1855; Colonial Treasurer, and M.L.C. from 1856 to 1890; Acting Colonial Secretary from 1875 to 1877; and was created C.M.G. in 1878.