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Edward William Davies


Birth
Date: 24 September 1855
Place: Fremantle, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Alfred Alexander, customs officer and farmer, and Hannah Elizabeth Williams
Brother of Arthur Elvin Davies, undertaker, cabinet maker and politician
Marriage and Family
Married 27 December 1875, Wesley Church, Perth to Emma Louisa Kate Murray (born 1855 and died 28 March 1926), daughter of Frederick HW
Children: two sons and one daughter
Death
Date: 24 January 1904
Place: South Fremantle, Western Australia
Cemetery: Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Storekeeper, businessperson and real estate agent
Employment History
Apprenticed to T & H Carter, general merchants
Merchant’s clerk 1875
1879 general storekeeper Perth
Circa 1884–1894 moneylender
From 1890 dealt in real estate
Founder and chairman Fremantle Stock Exchange
Director Fremantle Building Society
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Fremantle City Council 1894–1912
Mayor of Fremantle, 1901
Date Elected
16 July 1894
Inaugural Speech
Davies, Edward William, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1896
Electorate
West
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC West Province 16 July 1894–9 June 1896 (resigned)
Background/Membership
Secretary racing club
President football and cricket clubs
References
David Black, and Geoffrey Bolton, Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia volume one 1870-1930, Perth: Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, 2001, p. 60.