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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Simpson, Hon. George Bowen

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Simpson, Hon. George Bowen, M.L.C., Q.C., is the son of the late George Simpson, and practises at the New South Wales bar, to which he was admitted in Nov. 1858. He was nominated to the Legislative Council in Dec. 1885, and acted as Attorney-General in the last Robertson Ministry from that date till Feb. 1886. He held the same office in the fourth Parkes Government, from Feb. 1888 to Jan. 1889, when he retired with his colleagues, but was reappointed in March 1889, when Sir Henry Parkes returned to power. On the previous occasion he acted as the mouthpiece of the Ministry in the Upper House. He resigned with his colleagues in Oct. 1891.