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Charles Gilbert Heydon (25 August 1845 – 1 January 1932) was an Australian politician and judge.

He was born in Sydney to journeyman printer Jabez King Heydon and Sophia Hayes. He attended St Mary's Cathedral School and became a barrister, being called to the bar in 1875. On 8 September 1880 he married Miriam Josepha Makinson, with whom he had two sons; Miriam died in 1896 and in 1909 he married Sybil Russell. He was appointed to the New South Wales Legislative Council in 1893, and served as Attorney-General from 1893 to 1894. He resigned in March 1898 but was re-appointed later in the year, before resigning in 1900 to take up a seat on the District Court. He had taken silk in 1896. From 1905 he was president of the Arbitration Court, and from 1908 sat on the Industrial Court. Heydon died at Potts Point in 1932.


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