Charles E. Chubb


Charles E. Chubb
Charles Edward Chubb

Honorable Justice Charles E. Chubb in 1889.
Born May 17, 1845(1845-05-17)
London, England
Died February 27, 1930(1930-02-27) (aged 84)
Brisbane, Queensland
Occupation Judge

Charles Edward Chubb (1845-1930) was an Australian judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Biography

Charles Chubb was born on 17 May 1845 in London, England. His father was Charles Frederick Chubb, a solicitor, and his mother was Sarah, née Bennett.[1] He had four siblings. When he was 16 he moved to Ipswich, Queensland, and became a solicitor in 1867.

From 1883-1888 he represented Bowen in the Queensland Legislative Assembly. He became a member of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 2 December 1889, serving first at Townsville until 1908, and then at Brisbane. He retired from the court in 1922.

In 1870 Chubb married Christian Westgarth, with whom he had five children. Three survived to adulthood. Chubb died in Brisbane on 27 February 1930.

References

  1. ^ J.A. Douglas. "Chubb, Charles Edward". Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030374b.htm. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 

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