Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Arthur Courthope Gull
Birth
Date 1 January 1867 Place Guildford, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Thomas Courthope Gull, merchant, and Annie Ellen Dempster
Marriage and Family
Married 29 October 1896, resident of East Hamersley, Wilberforce near York (Wesleyan) to Frances Evelyn Hamersley (born 26 March 1872), daughter of Hugh and Marion McLean Dempster
No children
Widowed 27 June 1925
Death
Date 30 March 1951Place Subiaco, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated High School Perth and Hawthorn Grammar School , Melbourne, Victoria, 1882–1984
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Two years jackarooing in North-West
1886–89 clerk Bank of NSW, Perth
On Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie goldfields from 1892
Sheep farming at Boraning in Williams district at time of marriage
On Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie goldfields, 1892–1899
Farmed at Bellevue and after 1909 at Serpentine
House
MLA
Party
Independent to 1904 then Liberal
Date Elected
27 October 1905
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1908
Electorate
Swan
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Swan 27 October 1905–11 September 1908
  • Contested Guildford 24 April 1901, 7 January 1902 (by-election), 11 September Swan 1908, Canning 7 November 1914
Background/Membership
Horse trainer at Bellevue 1925–1932
Living at Subiaco by 1943
References
R Erickson, ed, Dictionary of Western Australians, Vol 2.
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1890-1930, p. 86.
Erickson, Rica. The Dempsters.
Morning Herald, 30 October 1905
Wise (1910)
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