Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Frank Guthrie
Birth
Date 7 June, 1893 Place Perth, Western Australia
Parents
Son of David Guthrie, business proprietor (tobacconist), and Eliza Ann Harvey
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date 21 September 1955Place Bunbury District Hospital, Bunbury, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Congregational
Occupation
Clerk
Employment History
Worked as a warehouseman in 1915
Enlisted Australian Imperial Force 14 September 1915
Served as Private in 3/16 and 48th Battalions, lost leg as a result of wounds received
13 January 1917 in France
Discharged 3 December 1917
Tally clerk on Bunbury wharf after World War I
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Member Bunbury Road Board 16 June 1934–March 1950 (Board abolished), chairman for 12 years
Party
Labor
Date Elected
25 March 1950
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1955
Electorate
Bunbury
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Bunbury 25 March 1950–21 September 1955
Background/Membership
Member Federated Clerks Union
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. 104.
West Australian, 27 March 1950.
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