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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Stone, His Honour Edward Albert

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Stone, His Honour Edward Albert, Puisne Judge, Western Australia, is the son of the late George Frederick Stone, Attorney-General of Western Australia. He was appointed clerk to the Attorney-General (W.A.) in 1860, and was called to the Colonial Bar in 1865, being for some time a partner with Hon. S. Burt (q.v.). He was clerk to the Legislative Council 1870 to 1874, and a nominee member thereof from 1880 to 1882. He was acting Attorney-General in 1879, and was appointed Crown Solicitor in 1882, and Puisne Judge in 1884. Mr. Stone was Acting Chief Justice in 1880, 1881, 1887, and 1889 to 1890.