Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
John Henry Monger
Birth
Date 25 January 1831 Place Perth, Western Australia
Parents
Son of John Henry Monger and Mary, brother of Joseph Taylor
Marriage and Family
Married 21 July 1857, England to Henrietta Joaquina Manning, (died 13 October 1894), daughter of Charles Alexander and Joaquina Calero
Children: four sons, including
Frederick Charles Monger, businessperson and politician, and four daughters
Death
Date 23 February 1892Place Faversham, York, Western Australia
Cemetery Perth Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Methodist
Occupation
Businessperson and farmer
Employment History
Built up business at York, later opened head office in Perth with brothers and elsewhere including goldfields
In shipping trade with George Shenton
Farmer and pastoralist with large extent of pastoral country east of York, also in South-West, Pilbara and Kimberleys
House
MLC
Date Elected
24 December 1890
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1875
Electorate
Nominated
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC York 28 October 1870–23 June 1875 (resigned)
  • Nominated MLC 24 December 1890–23 February 1892
Background/Membership
In England during early life
Visited England 1856–1857
Interested in sandalwood industry
Foundation vice-president Western Australian Cricket Association
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 142.
Erickson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians pre 1829-1888, vol 3.
Henn, PU. Genealogical Notes.
Kimberly WB. History of West Australia, p. 30.
Possum, 2 December 1887.
West Australian, 24 February 1892, 17 July 1937.
Further Information
R. P. Wright, 'Monger, John Henry (1831–1892)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/monger-john-henry-4221/text6805, published first in hardcopy 1974, accessed online 23 December 2015.
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