Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Austin Alvis Horan
Birth
Date 2 May 1869 Place Richmond, Tasmania, Australia
Arrival in WA
1894 arrived WA
Parents
Son of William, pensioner, and Maria Melody
Marriage and Family
Married 1915 (?) Agnes Mary
Augustin Alvis Horan (not Austin) on his birth certificate
Death
Date 30 June 1925Place Perth Public Hospital, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated government schools, Tasmania
Associate of Arts
Occupation
Clerk
Employment History
To NSW 1886, eight years traffic manager and general superintendent largest coal corporation in southern hemisphere
Clerk with Western Australian Government Railways
Chief clerk Eastern Goldfields railway system
In 1915 working as labourer
Enlisted Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 9 August 1915 at Kalgoorlie
Served in France and England with 6th Tunnelling Company, attached to 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company, AIF depots in England
Promoted Corporal 1 June 1916, Sergeant 14 May 1918
Discharged 1 May 1920
1923 worked as a secretary living in North Perth

At time of death worked as a clerk
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Australian Labor Party to 1911 then Independent
Date Elected
28 June 1904
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1911
Electorate
Yilgarn
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Yilgarn 28 June 1904–3 October 1911
  • Contested Yilgarn 3 October 1911 (Independent), South Province 16 May 1914 (Independent Labor)
Background/Membership
At time of death resided in East Perth
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1890-1930, p. 102.
Kalgoorlie Miner, 31 October 1905.
West Australian, 29 June 1904.
Wise (1915–1918)
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