The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/See, Hon. John
See, Hon. John, M.L.A., Colonial Treasurer, New South Wales, son of John See, was born at Yelling, in Huntingdonshire, in 1845, and arrived in New South Wales with his parents in 1853. He is a shipowner, and a member of the firm of John See & Co., formerly Nipper & See. In 1880 he entered the Legislative Assembly as member for Grafton, for which he still sits; and was Postmaster-General in the Dibbs Ministry from Oct. to Dec. 1885. Mr. See was married at Randwick, N.S.W., in Feb. 1875, to Miss Charlotte Mary Matthew. In Oct. 1891, on the formation of the Dibbs Ministry, Mr. See was appointed Colonial Treasurer, and in that capacity carried the Protectionist tariff of 1892.