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Frederick Davis


Birth
Date: 8 July 1866
Place: Radford, Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
1893
Parents
John, stonemason, and Eliza Moor
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date: 5 February 1950
Place: St Andrews Hospital, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Cemetery: Midland Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Methodist
Occupation
Union official, newspaper editor and owner, and orchardist
Employment History
Worked as bricklayer in eastern colonies
Associated with
Sunday Chronicle
1894–1899 secretary Perth Trades and Labour Council
1900–1909 founded and edited
Swan Express (Midland Junction)
Then became orchardist at Greenmount
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Leederville Municipal Council
Party
Labor
Member of Australian Labor Party
By 1916 secretary Midland District Council Australian Labor Federation
Date Elected
2 November 1911
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1914
Electorate
Metropolitan-Suburban
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Metropolitan–Suburban Province 3 November 1911 (by-election)–16 May 1914
  • Contested Metropolitan–Suburban Province 23 March 1910, 16 May 1914
Background/Membership
To Australia by early 1880s
To Victoria 1882
Secretary Eight Hour Day Committee
President Greenmount Progress Association
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, 2011, p. 61.