The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Matveieff, Alexey Froloff

Matveieff, Alexey Froloff, Superintendent of Telegraphs, Queensland, was born in London on Jan. 3rd, 1833, and educated privately at Brighton and in Germany, and afterwards studied applied science at King's College, London. Mr. Matveieff, who is a member of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and Electricians, emigrated to Queensland in 1858 and joined the Native Force in 1860. In the following year he entered the Government Telegraph Department, of which he is now Superintendent.