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Members’ biographical register


Dennis (Joseph) Jones


Birth
Date: 27 January 1874
Place: Woodend, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
To WA circa 1892
Parents
Son of Patrick, labourer/rail employee, and Catherine Greelish
Marriage and Family
Married 23 June 1914, Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth to Alice Elizabeth Brockett Dowell (born circa 1874 and died circa January 1956), daughter of George and Elizabeth Lee
Children: two daughters
Death
Date: 19 January 1936
Place: Avon Cottage, Greenbushes, Western Australia
Cemetery: Greenbushes Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Timber worker
Employment History
Teamster living in Greenbushes, June 1914 then labourer East Kirup, December 1914, Albany 1917, Mullalyup 1923
Assistant forester with Forests Department at Manjimup circa 1924–1928
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Independent in 1923
Date Elected
10 March 1910
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Dennis Jones
Year Retired/Resigned
1910
Electorate
Forrest
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • Elected MLA Forrest 10 March 1910 (unopposed) (by-election) but resigned 20 June 1910, not having been sworn in
  • Contested Forrest 8 December 1923 (by-election) and Nelson, 26 March 1927
Background/Membership
Denis on birth certificate
General president Amalgamated Timber Association 1910
At Greenbushes 1928–1936
References
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, 2010, p. 108.
Blackwood Times, 24 January 1936.