Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Henry Kennedy Maley
Birth
Date 17 June 1878 Place Greenough, Western Australia
Parents
Son of John Stephen, farmer, and Elizabeth Kniest Waldeck
Brother of Charles Crowther Maley, farmer and politician
Marriage and Family
Married 7 June 1911, Congregational Church, Fremantle to Mabel Louisa Bateman (born 21 October 1883 and died 19 June 1975), daughter of John Wesley and Mary Armstrong
Children: three sons
Death
Date 26 February 1956Place St John of God Hospital, Subiaco, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Congregational
Education
Educated Greenough State School, Perth High School
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Clerk to contractor Midland Railway and to engineers at Coolgardie
1896 farmed at Three Springs
To Boer War with 2nd WA contingent 1899
By 1901 at Greenough in family partnership
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Subiaco Municipal Council 1929–1943
Party
Liberal in 1905
Country Party to 1923
Ministerial Country Party and Nationalist until 1929
Then Country Party
Date Elected
29 September 1917
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1930
Electorate
Greenough
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Greenough 29 September 1917–22 March 1924; Irwin 9 November 1929 (by-election)–12 April 1930
  • Contested Greenough 27 October 1905, 22 March 1924, 26 March 1927, 26 March 1930 (Independent)

Office
  • Minister for Agriculture 13 April 1921–15 April 1924
  • Leader of the Country Party August 1922–November 1923
Background/Membership
Secretary Greenough Road Board
Secretary Geraldton Farmers' and Settlers' Association 1913
Director Victoria District Flour Mill
Chairman of directors Geraldton District Co-operative Butter and Bacon Co.
Member Rottnest Island Board of Control 1923–1925
1928–1930 on Council of WA Historical Society
Retired to Subiaco
References
Black, David. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 16 February 2015. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00151674
West Australian, 28 February 1956.
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