Members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, 1959–1962

This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly between the 1959 election and the 1962 election, together known as the 23rd Parliament.

Name Party District Years in office
Hugh Andrew[2] Labor Victoria Park 1953–1961
Arthur Bickerton Labor Pilbara 1958–1974
Stewart Bovell Liberal Vasse 1947–1971
John Brady Labor Guildford-Midland 1948–1974
Hon David Brand Liberal Greenough 1945–1975
Richard Burt Liberal Murchison 1959–1971
George Cornell Country Mount Marshall 1947–1967
Hon Charles Court Liberal Nedlands 1953–1982
James Craig Country Toodyay 1959–1971
Harold Crommelin Liberal Claremont 1956–1968
Henry Curran[1] Labor South Fremantle 1960–1968
Ron Davies[2] Labor Victoria Park 1961–1986
Tom Evans Labor Kalgoorlie 1956–1980
Harry Fletcher Labor Fremantle 1959–1977
Herb Graham Labor East Perth 1943–1973
Bill Grayden Liberal South Perth 1947–1949; 1956–1993
Hugh Guthrie Liberal Subiaco 1959–1971
Jack Hall Labor Albany 1956–1970
Hon Albert Hawke Labor Northam 1933–1968
Stanley Heal Labor West Perth 1953–1965
John Hearman Liberal Blackwood 1950–1968
Bill Hegney Labor Mount Hawthorn 1939–1968
James Hegney Labor Middle Swan 1930–1947; 1950–1968
Guy Henn Liberal Leederville 1959–1971
Ross Hutchinson Liberal Cottesloe 1950–1977
Colin Jamieson Labor Beeloo 1953–1986
Lionel Kelly Labor Merredin-Yilgarn 1941–1968
Dick Lawrence[1] Labor South Fremantle 1951–1960
Edgar Lewis Country Moore 1958–1974
James Mann Liberal Avon Valley 1930–1962
Iven Manning Liberal Harvey 1950–1974
William Manning Country Narrogin 1956–1974
Harry May Labor Collie 1947–1968
Sir Ross McLarty Liberal Murray 1930–1962
Arthur Moir Labor Boulder 1951–1971
Crawford Nalder Country Katanning 1947–1974
Les Nimmo Liberal Wembley Beaches 1947–1956; 1959–1968
Daniel Norton Labor Gascoyne 1953–1974
Emil Nulsen Labor Eyre 1932–1962
Ray O'Connor Liberal North Perth 1959–1984
Des O'Neil Liberal Canning 1959–1980
Edward Oldfield Ind. Lib./Labor Mount Lawley 1951–1965
Ray Owen Country Darling Range 1944–1947; 1950–1962
Charles Perkins Country Roe 1942–1962
John Rhatigan Labor Kimberley 1953–1968
George Roberts Liberal Bunbury 1955–1962
Joseph Rowberry Labor Warren 1958–1968
Bill Sewell Labor Geraldton 1950–1974
Merv Toms Labor Maylands 1956–1971
John Tonkin Labor Melville 1933–1977
Arthur Watts Country Stirling 1935–1962
Gerald Wild Liberal Dale 1947–1965


1 On 25 January 1960, the Labor member for South Fremantle, Dick Lawrence, died. Labor candidate Henry Curran won the resulting by-election on 12 March 1960.
2 On 1 July 1961, the Labor member for Victoria Park, Hugh Andrew, died. Labor candidate Ron Davies won the resulting by-election on 26 August 1961.