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Members of the South Australian House of Assembly, 1896–1899

This is a list of members of the South Australian House of Assembly from 1896 to 1899, as elected at the 1896 colonial election:[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Name Party Electorate Term of office
William Archibald Labor Port Adelaide 1893–1910
George Ash [4] NDL Albert 1890–1897
Lee Batchelor Labor West Adelaide 1893–1901
William Blacker Noarlunga 1892–1913
Thomas Henry Brooker West Torrens 1890–1905
Thomas Burgoyne Newcastle 1884–1915
Richard Butler Yatala 1890–1924
Robert Caldwell NDL Onkaparinga 1884–1902
William Carpenter Labor Encounter Bay 1896–1902
John William Castine NDL Wooroora 1884–1902
Hon Alfred Catt Gladstone 1881–1906
James Cock Victoria 1890–1899
Hon John Cockburn [7] Mount Barker 1884–1898
Frederick Coneybeer Labor East Torrens 1893–1921, 1924–1930
Hon Sir Jenkin Coles NDL Light 1875–1878, 1881–1911
William Copley NDL Yorke Peninsula 1884–1887, 1896–1902
William Patrick Cummins [2] Stanley 1896–1907
John Darling, junior NDL East Torrens 1896–1905
Hon Sir John Downer NDL Barossa 1878–1901
Charles Dumas [7] NDL Mount Barker 1898–1902
Walter Hughes Duncan NDL Onkaparinga 1896–1906
Richard Foster Newcastle 1893–1906
William Gilbert NDL Yatala 1881–1906
Paddy Glynn [3] NDL North Adelaide 1887–1890, 1895–1896, 1897–1901
Charles Rufus Goode NDL Burra 1896–1899
Clement Giles NDL Frome 1887–1902
Peter Paul Gillen [2] Stanley 1889–1896
Henry Allerdale Grainger Wallaroo 1884–1885, 1890–1901
Walter Griffiths Northern Territory 1893–1900
James Hague NDL Barossa 1890–1902
Andrew Dods Handyside NDL Albert 1885–1904
Arthur Harrold [3] NDL North Adelaide 1896–1897
Frederick Holder Burra 1887–1901
Robert Homburg NDL Gumeracha 1884–1905
Richard Hooper Labor Wallaroo 1891–1902
Frank Hourigan Labor West Torrens 1893–1901
James Hutchison [6] Labor East Adelaide 1898–1902
John Jenkins Sturt 1887–1905
Hon Charles Kingston West Adelaide 1881–1900
Albert Henry Landseer Mount Barker 1875–1899
Ivor MacGillivray Labor Port Adelaide 1893–1918
Alexander McDonald NDL Noarlunga 1887–1915
James McLachlan, senior NDL Wooroora 1893–1902
John McPherson [6] Labor East Adelaide 1892–1897
John Miller Stanley 1884–1885, 1890–1893, 1896–1902
David Moody Light 1878–1881, 1884–1887, 1896–1899
James Toulmin Morris Victoria 1896–1902
William Tennant Mortlock Flinders 1896–1899, 1901–1902
Laurence O'Loughlin Frome 1890–1918
King O'Malley Encounter Bay 1896–1899
Archibald Peake [4] Albert 1897–1915, 1915–1920
Alexander Poynton Labor Flinders 1893–1901
Thomas Price Labor Sturt 1893–1909
William Richard Randell [1] Gumeracha 1893–1896, 1896–1899
Ernest Roberts Labor Gladstone 1896–1902, 1905–1908
Theodor Scherk East Adelaide 1886–1905
John Shannon Yorke Peninsula 1896–1905
Vaiben Louis Solomon Northern Territory 1890–1901, 1905–1908
Charles Willcox [1] NDL Gumeracha 1896
Richard Wood Labor/Ind. [5] North Adelaide 1893–1902
1 Gumeracha NDL MHA Charles Willcox resigned on 18 June 1896 following concerns about his status as a government contractor. He was declared by the Court of Disputed Returns to have been incapable of being elected on 19 June. William Richard Randell, who Willcox had defeated at the 1896 election, won the resulting by-election on 10 July.
2 Stanley MHA Peter Paul Gillen died on 22 September 1896. William Patrick Cummins won the resulting by-election on 17 October.
3 North Adelaide NDL MHA Arthur Harrold resigned on 2 April 1897. NDL candidate Paddy Glynn won the resulting by-election on 22 May.
4 Albert NDL MHA George Ash died on 23 February 1897. Archibald Peake won the resulting by-election on 22 May, but was unseated by the Court of Disputed Returns on 3 July following allegations of electoral irregularities in the booth at Holder. Peake won a second by-election on 31 July.
5 North Adelaide MHA Richard Wood was expelled from the Labor Party in November 1897 and served out his term as an independent.
6 East Adelaide Labor MHA John McPherson died on 13 December 1897. Labor candidate James Hutchison won the resulting by-election on 22 January 1898.
7 Mount Barker MHA John Cockburn resigned on 20 April 1898. Charles Dumas won the resulting by-election on 14 May.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Register of the Parliament of South Australia" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  2. ^ "NORTH ADELAIDE". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 13 April 1896. p. 5. Retrieved 28 June 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. NORTH ADELAIDE". Adelaide Observer. 29 May 1897. p. 14. Retrieved 28 June 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "2nd EDITION MINER OFFICE, 4 p.m. THE ALBERT ELECTION". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, NSW. 6 July 1897. p. 4. Retrieved 30 June 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "EAST ADELAIDE ELECTION". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 24 January 1898. p. 7. Retrieved 28 June 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ "UNITED LABOR PARTY". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 12 November 1897. p. 5. Retrieved 28 June 2015 – via National Library of Australia.

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