Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Herbert Alexander McCulloch
Birth
Date 23 June 1893 Place Bonnybridge, Scotland, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Circa 1928
Parents
Son of Thomas McCulloch, iron pattern fitter, and Agnes Morrison
Marriage and Family
Married 19 July 1921, Falkirk, Scotland to Agnes Burt Montgomery (born circa 1892), daughter of Alexander and Helen Harrison
Children: one son and one daughter
Widowed 22 October 1970
Death
Date 13 March 1971Place Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Educated public, science and art schools, Falkirk
Occupation
Miner, truck driver, labourer and union secretary
Employment History
Coal miner 1907–1010
Served in British Imperial Army 1912–1919, Battalion Sergeant-Major, in Africa until 1914, then in Europe
Awarded Military Medal and mentioned in despatches
Coal miner 1919–1926
From 1932 worked in Kalgoorlie as truck driver and labourer municipal employee in Kalgoorlie in early 1940s
Secretary Trades Hall, Kalgoorlie 1943–1949
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Date Elected
26 February 1949
Inaugural Speech
-McCulloch, Herbert Alexander, Address-in-Reply, 1950.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1956
Electorate
Hannans
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Hannans 26 February 1949 (by-election)–7 April 1956

Committees
  • Member Printing Committee 1953–1956
  • Member Select Committee on the Kalgoorlie and Boulder Racing Clubs Act Amendment (Private) Bill 1953
Background/Membership
Living in Reading, England in 1921
After 1949 resided in Maylands
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 156.
Who's Who in Australia (1955)
Further Information
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