The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/MacKellar, Hon. Charles Kinnaird
MacKellar, Hon. Charles Kinnaird, M.L.C., M.B., C.M., son of Frederick MacKellar, M.D., of Sydney, N.S.W., and Elizabeth Beaton (Robertson) his wife, was born in Sydney in Dec. 1844. He married in 1877 Marion, second daughter of Thomas Buckland, of Sydney. Dr. MacKellar was admitted M.B. and C.M. of Glasgow University in 1871, and practises his profession in Sydney, N.S.W., where he is a member of the Board of Health. Dr. MacKellar was nominated to the Legislative Council in Aug. 1885, and represented the Jennings Government in the Upper House as Minister of Mines from Dec. 1886 to Jan. 1887.