|Birthname||Joseph Bernard Reymond|
|born on||3 May 1834 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )|
|Place||Orcières, France, 44n41, 6e20|
|Timezone||LMT m6e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||12°04' 07°59 Asc. 02°31'|
French-born Australian politician. He taught English from 1854 until 1857 before migrating from France to Melbourne in 1857, prospecting at Ararat, Ballarat and Chiltern. In 1862 he followed a gold rush to Forbes, where he set up a general store. He was an alderman from 1875 to 1884 and mayor from 1883 to 1884. He had married Margaret Kerr on 13 August 1861 at Wahgunyah; they had seven children. In 1895, Reymond was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the Protectionist member for Ashburnham. He served until 1904, when he was defeated running as an independent. Reymond became director of Forbes Hospital in his retirement, and died at Forbes on 20 September 1918, aged 84.
Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n° 35) from the online Hautes-Alpes archives. Birth place is Chabaud, Orcières. No info in margin. Wikipedia has 1843 in error.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Protectionist)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office
- Vocation : Misc. : Mining (Gold prospector)