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Henry John Yelverton


Birth
Date: 6 April 1854
Place: Fremantle, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Henry, timber miller, and Mary Marshall
Marriage and Family
Married 22 January 1878, Busselton to Eloise Guerrier (born 16 June 1853 and died 29 September 1945), daughter of George Frederick and Mary Ann Ellis (widow, nee Herring)
Children: four sons and five daughters
Death
Date: 14 January 1906
Place: Government Hospital, Bunbury, Western Australia
Cemetery: Busselton Cemetery, WA
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Christian Brothers' College Fremantle
Occupation
Farmer and businessperson
Employment History
Entered father’s business as timber contractor 1872
Also merchant, farmer and grazier
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Sussex Road Board
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
24 April 1901
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
Sussex
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Sussex 24 April 1901–28 June 1904
Background/Membership
President Southern Districts Agricultural Society
Justice of the Peace, 1900
Member Paris and Glasgow Exhibitors’ Royal Commission
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, 2001, p. 213.
Dictionary of Western Australians, 1829-1914. Volume 4. Part 2, L-Z. The challenging years, 1868-1888
Morning Herald, 15 January 1906.
Twentieth century impressions of Western Australia, p. 38.