Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Samuel McConnell Brown
Birth
Date Circa 1865 Place near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
1896 arrived in WA
Parents
Son of George McConnell, railway pensioner, and Margaret Matheson
Marriage and Family
Married 31 March 1902, St Andrews Church, Perth, to Grace Cameron McTaggart (born circa 1870), daughter of William Cameron and Annie Hill
Children: three sons
Death
Date 24 August 1923Place near Herdsmans Lake, Subiaco, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Baker
Employment History
On eastern goldfields and later a baker at Coolgardie
1897 founded Brown & Burns, bakers, Subiaco
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Subiaco City Council 1898–1905, 1906–1917
Party
Liberal then Nationalist from 1917
Date Elected
10 November 1917
Inaugural Speech
-Brown, Samuel McConnell, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1921
Electorate
Subiaco
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Subiaco 10 November 1917 (by-election)–12 March 1921
  • Contested Subiaco 24 April 1901, 27 October 1905 and 12 March 1921
Background/Membership
1901 Justice of the Peace
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, 2010, p. 40.
West Australian, 18 November 1917, 29 August 1923.
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