John Ewen Davidson (Biographical details)

John Ewen Davidson (Scottish; Male; 1841 - 1923)

Also known as

Davidson, John Ewen

Biography

Pioneer of the sugar industry in northern Queensland. Also an amateur astronomer. The British Museum acquired Australian Indigenous objects from Queensland from Davidson in 1872 and 1877.

Bibliography

J. A. Mills, 'Davidson, John Ewen (1841 - 1923)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, Melbourne University Press, 1981, p. 228.
http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080250b.htm

'A sugar pioneer. Veteran Mackay Farmer's Death in U.K'. Cairns Post 14 December 1923.

J.E. Davidson, Journal 1865-1868. Unpublished manuscript, Davidson Collection No. 1570, Royal Historical Society of Queensland.