Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Francis Patrick Wallace
Birth
Date 20 December 1861 Place Campbell’s Camp, near Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Parents
Son of Edward, innkeeper, and Bridget Knox
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date 1 July 1925Place Old Men's Home, Dalkeith, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated Queensland
Occupation
Storekeeper
Employment History
Went into business in north-west Queensland
1896–1906 storekeeper at Yalgoo
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Yalgoo Road Board chairman 1896–1897
Party
Independent
Date Elected
3 May 1897
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
Yalgoo
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Yalgoo 3 May 1897–24 June 1904
  • Contested Central Province 27 August 1904 (ministerial by-election)
Background/Membership
1886 to Kimberley
Moved to Goldfields, later at Mingenew and Mullewa
1907–1908 at Wagin
Justice of the Peace, 1897
1910 lived at Shamrock Hotel, Geraldton, described himself as a gentleman
Sportsman and racehorse owner
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. 200.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume IV.
Geraldton Express, Murchison Goldfields Supplement 27 March 1897, 113.
Kimberly, WB.
History of West Australia. A Narrative of her Past, together with biographies of her leading men, p. 199.)
Twentieth century impressions of Western Australia, p. 38.
The Western Australia post office directory(1900–10)
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