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Members’ biographical register


George Malakoff Sewell


Birth
Date: 6 September 1855
Place: Seaton Ross, Beverley, Western Australia
Parents
Son of John, farmer, and Anna Susanna Wyburn Parker
Nephew of Stephen Stanley Parker
Marriage and Family
Married 31 August 1881, Wesley Church, Beverley (York?) to Alice Bernice Taylor (born circa 1861), daughter of John and Ann Draper
Children: two sons and two daughters
Death
Date: 8 March 1916
Place: Hadleigh, West Pingelly, Western Australia
Cemetery: Pingelly Cemetery, WA
Religion
Church of England
Education
York State School
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Pingelly farmer 1881
Inherited and developed Maplestead, farming and grazing property
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Pingelly Road Board 1904–1915, chairman from 1914
Party
Country Party
Date Elected
18 August 1914
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by George Sewell
Year Retired/Resigned
1916
Electorate
South-East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC South-East Province 18 August 1914 (by-election)–8 March 1916
Background/Membership
Foundation member Pingelly Agricultural Society, president for several years from 1894
Justice of the Peace 1896
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. 178.