Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Frederick William Teesdale
Birth
Date 3 April, 1864 Place Wide Bargate, Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Came to Australia as a young man; lived in South Australia and Victoria
Parents
Son of Eli, tailor and hosier master, and Sarah Clement
Marriage and Family
Married 30 March 1893, District Registry Office, Roebourne to Lilian Helena Wells Hall (nee Bruce) (born circa 1856), widow of James Anderton Hall whom she married in December 1874, daughter of Edward and Helen Graham
No children
Widowed 21 June 1929
Death
Date 14 December 1931Place Hollywood, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Storekeeper
Employment History
1886–1889 prospecting and pearling in North West of Western Australia
After 1889 storekeeper at Roebourne
Took All-Australia team of riders to England
In later life partner of
George James Lambert as director Western Australian Manganese Company, and Union Plaster Company
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Roebourne Municipal Council 1895–1897, 1900–1901
Party
Nationalist
Date Elected
18 October 1917
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1931
Electorate
Roebourne
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • Roebourne 18 October 1917–14 December 1931
  • Contested Roebourne 11 November 1914
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. 193.
West Australian, 15 December 1931.
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