Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Frederick Gill
Birth
Date 15 March 1862 Place Burra, South Australia
Arrival in WA
1894
Parents
Joseph, farmer and miner and Eliza Jane Binney
Marriage and Family
Married April 1892, residence of Thomas Prisk, Port Melbourne, Victoria to Elizabeth Prisk (born circa 1864 and died circa February 1955), daughter of Thomas and Mary Martin
Children: two sons
Death
Date 17 April 1936Place Morawa Hospital, Western Australia
Cemetery Morawa Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Methodist
Education
Educated Government School Burra, South Australia
Occupation
Railway worker
Employment History
Worked in Moonta copper mines 1873–1881
Went to Port Augusta, apprenticed to blacksmith trade
Railway porter living in Hawker, South Australia, 1892
To Perth 1894 joined Western Australian Government Railways and rail guard by 1896
Milkman 1905–1908
After 1914 wheat farmer at Morawa
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Labor to 1914, later Country Party (CP)
Date Elected
28 June 1904
Inaugural Speech
-
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Frederick Gill
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1914
Electorate
Balcatta
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Balcatta 28 June 1904–27 October 1905, 11 September 1908–3 October 1911; Leederville 3 October 1911–21 October 1914
  • Contested West Perth 14 July 1902 (by-election), Balcatta 27 October 1905, Leederville 21 October 1914, Irwin 12 March 1921 (CP)
References
Battye I, p. 342–343.
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2010, p. 80.
Lorraine's Cemetery Records pages website. Accessed 7 January 2015. http://www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Morawa/morawa.htm
West Australian, 29 June 1904, 14 September 1908, 25 July 1927, 20 April 1936, p. 1 (death notices)
Further Information
<<- Return to previous screen