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Members’ biographical register


Major Logue


Birth
Date: Circa 1826 (1825?)
Place: Londonderry, Ireland
Arrival in WA
1837 arrived WA on Hero
Parents
Son of Joseph Keys, farmer, and Elizabeth (Catherine?) Goodwin
Marriage and Family
Married 3 April 1856, Middle Swan Church of England to Lucy Ellen Shaw (born 27 January 1832 and died January 1925), daughter of William, army officer and agriculturist, and Eliza Cooper
Children: four sons and five daughters
Death
Date: 1 February 1900
Place: In a paddock at 'Ellendale', Greenough, Western Australia
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
1850 drove stock from York to Geraldton district, then a pastoralist at ‘Ellendale’, Greenough
Bred horses for the India trade
House
MLC
Date Elected
11 October 1870
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1874
Electorate
Geraldton
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Geraldton 11 October 1870–29 September 1874
  • Contested Greenough (Legislative Assembly) 21 June 1894, 3 May 1897
References
A Bain, Ancient Landmarks, Nedlands, 1975.
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. 17.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III.
Geraldton Advertiser, 9 February 1900.
Logue Diaries (Battye Library)
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia, PWH Thiel, Perth, 1901, p. 604.