Members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, 1917–1921

This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly between the 1917 election and the 1921 election, together known as the 10th Parliament.

Name Party District Years in office
Edward Angelo Nationalist/Country Gascoyne 1917–1933
William Angwin Labor North-East Fremantle 1904–1905; 1906–1927
Hon Frank Broun[6] Country Beverley 1911–1914; 1917–1924
Samuel Brown[1] Nationalist Subiaco 1917–1921
Thomas Chesson Labor Cue 1913–1930
Philip Collier Labor Boulder 1905–1948
Joseph Davies National Labor Guildford 1917–1924
Thomas Draper[5] Nationalist West Perth 1907–1911; 1917–1921
Thomas Duff[2] Nationalist Claremont 1918–1921
Michael Durack Nationalist/Country Kimberley 1917–1924
George Foley[7] National Labor Mount Leonora 1911–1920
James Gardiner Country Irwin 1901–1904; 1914–1921
William James George Nationalist Murray-Wellington 1895–1902; 1909–1930
Albert Green Labor Kalgoorlie 1911–1913; 1914–1921
Harry Griffiths Country York 1914–1921; 1924–1935
John Hardwick Nationalist East Perth 1904–1911; 1914–1921
Tom Harrison Country Avon 1914–1924
Thomas Heron[7] Labor Mount Leonora 1920–1928
Henry Hickmott Country Pingelly 1914–1924
John Holman Labor Murchison 1901–1921; 1923–1925
Charles Hudson National Labor Yilgarn 1905–1921
Edward Johnston Country Williams-Narrogin 1911–1928
Walter Jones Labor Fremantle 1917–1921
George Lambert Labor Coolgardie 1916–1930; 1933–1941
Hon Sir Henry Lefroy Nationalist Moore 1892–1901; 1911–1921
John Lutey Labor Brownhill-Ivanhoe 1916; 1917–1932
Henry Kennedy Maley Country Greenough 1917–1924; 1929–1930
Hon Sir James Mitchell[3] Nationalist Northam 1905–1933
Griffin Money Nationalist Bunbury 1917–1924
John Mullany National Labor Menzies 1911–1924
Selby Munsie Labor Hannans 1911–1938
William Ralph Nairn Nationalist Swan 1914–1921
Peter O'Loghlen Labor Forrest 1908–1923
William Pickering Country Sussex 1917–1924
Alfred Piesse Country Toodyay 1911–1924
Robert Pilkington Nationalist (Lib.) Perth 1917–1921
Herbert Robinson[4] Nationalist Albany 1917–1919
Robert Robinson Nationalist Canning 1914–1921
Samuel Rocke Ind. Labor South Fremantle 1917–1921
Hon John Scaddan[4] National Labor/Country Albany 1904–1917; 1919–1924;
James MacCallum Smith Nationalist North Perth 1914–1939
John Stewart[2] Nationalist Claremont 1917–1918
Bartholomew James Stubbs[1] Labor Subiaco 1911–1917
Sydney Stubbs Country Wagin 1911–1947
Hon George Taylor National Labor Mount Margaret 1901–1930
Frederick Teesdale Nationalist Roebourne 1917–1931
Alec Thomson Country Katanning 1914–1930
Hon Michael Troy Labor Mount Magnet 1904–1939
Henry Underwood National Labor Pilbara 1906–1924
John Veryard Nationalist Leederville 1905–1908; 1914–1921
Thomas Walker Labor Kanowna 1905–1932
John Willcock Labor Geraldton 1917–1947
Francis Willmott Country Nelson 1914–1921
Arthur Wilson Labor Collie 1908–1947


1 The Labor member for Subiaco, Bartholomew James Stubbs, died in action in Belgium on 26 September 1917. At the resulting by-election on 10 November 1917, the Nationalist candidate, Samuel Brown, was successful.
2 The Nationalist member for Claremont, John Stewart, resigned on 30 August 1918. At the resulting by-election on 14 September 1918, the Nationalist candidate, Thomas Duff, was successful.
3 Sir James Mitchell, member for Northam, was appointed by Premier Hal Colebatch as Minister for Lands and Repatriation on 17 April 1919. Mitchell was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was declared elected upon the close of nominations on 24 April 1919. He himself became premier three weeks later after the failure of the Colebatch Ministry.
4 The Nationalist member for Albany, Herbert Robinson, died on 2 May 1919. At the resulting by-election on 31 May 1919, the National Labor candidate, former Premier John Scaddan, was successful.
5 Thomas Draper, member for West Perth, was appointed by Premier James Mitchell as Attorney-General on 17 May 1919. Draper was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was successful against an Independent candidate on 7 June 1919.
6 Frank Broun, member for Beverley, was appointed by Premier James Mitchell as Colonial Secretary on 25 June 1919. Broun was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed at the close of nominations on 10 July 1919.
7 The National Labor member for Mount Leonora, George Foley, resigned on 18 November 1920, to run as the Nationalist candidate for the federal seat of Kalgoorlie at a by-election following the expulsion of Hugh Mahon from the Australian House of Representatives. At the resulting by-election on 20 December 1920, the Labor candidate, Thomas Heron, was successful.


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