Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
William Patrick Sr
Birth
Date 10 February 1845 Place Renfrewshire or Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Parents
Son of John, manufacturer and Jean Paton and father of William
Marriage and Family
Married 13 August 1873, Kilbirnie Scotland to Jane Walker, daughter of James and Agnes Patrick
Children: three sons, including
William Patrick Jr, farmer and politician, and three daughters
Death
Date 26 June 1936Place Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Educated Lochwinnoch and Glasgow
Studied law for a time
Occupation
Draper
Employment History
Entered commercial life in Glasgow
Merchant and auctioneer at Kapunda until came to WA 1897
Storekeeper at Day Dawn 1898–1904, then draper’s business with brother at Cue
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Cue Municipal Council until 1902
Party
Liberal to 1914 then Country Party
Date Elected
30 May 1904
Inaugural Speech
-Patrick Snr, William, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by William Patrick
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1916
Electorate
Central
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Central Province 30 May 1904–21 May 1916
  • Contested Cue 24 April 1901, Central Province 13 May 1916
Background/Membership
Arrived South Australia circa 1881
References
Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, p. 332.
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. 159.
West Australian, 27 June 1936.
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