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Members’ biographical register

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James Alfred Doland


Principal Honours


Birth
Date: 26 April 1880
Place: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Arrival in WA
1889
Parents
Thomas, farmer, and Elizabeth McGuffin
Marriage and Family
Married 24 July 1907, Roman Catholic Church, Perth to Grace Margaret Radley (born Georgina Myrtle) (born circa 1885 and died 4 April 1965), daughter of George and
Margaret Kilgallen
Children: one son and two daughters
Death
Date: 19 October 1943
Place: Perth following an accident when he fell from a moving tram
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Tailor
Employment History
From 1900 worked as tailor at Bunbury and Perth
House
MLC
Party
Labor
1907–1909 secretary Political Labor Council
1909–1911 president Metropolitan District Council, Australian Labor Federation
Date Elected
2 November 1911
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by James Doland
Year Retired/Resigned
1912
Electorate
Metropolitan-Suburban
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Metropolitan-Suburban Province 3 November 1911 (by-election)–21 March 1912
  • Contested Metropolitan-Suburban Province 14 May 1912, West Perth 21 October 1914
Background/Membership
1900 president Tailors’ Society of Western Australia
President Australian Natives Association, Perth
References
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. 65.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 19 December 2014. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KC00023787