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Edmund Barton      

Full name Edmund Barton

Born January 18, 1849, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales

Died January 7, 1920, Medlow Bath, New South Wales (aged 70 years 354 days)

Major teams Sydney University

Nickname Toby Tosspot

Batting style Right-hand bat

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The Rt Hon Sir Edmund Barton, PC, GCMG, etc., the first Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, was born at Glebe, Sydney, on January 18, 1849 and died at Mellow Bath in January, 1920. He was educated at the Public School (Fort St. Sydney), Sydney Grammar School, and Sydney University. As a member of the University XI he played against Melbourne University, and occasionally he umpired in inter-State matches.
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Umpire at first-class level 1872-73 to 1878-79
Prime Minister of Australia 1901-03
Justice of the High Court of Australia 1903-20

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