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Members’ biographical register


Edgar Henry Harris


Birth
Date: 11 August 1875
Place: Barossa, South Australia, Australia
Arrival in WA
Came to WA in 1895
Parents
Son of Thomas Henry, mining manager, and Mary Jane Whitford
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date: 13 February 1934
Place: Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Methodist
Education
Educated Bendigo
Occupation
Mine engine driver
Employment History
On Bendigo field until 1895 when came to WA
Engine driver at Boulder Perseverance mine
Secretary Kalgoorlie Engine Drivers’ Union for 25 years
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Kalgoorlie Municipal Council 1919
Party
Labor till 1917 then National
Date Elected
22 May 1920
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Edgar Harris
Year Retired/Resigned
1934
Electorate
North-East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC North-East Province 22 May 1920–13 February 1934
Background/Membership
Organiser for National Federation in 1917
Freemason
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010.
West Australian, 14 February 1934.