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William Thomas Glasheen


Birth
Date: 10 November 1876
Place: Coghill’s Creek, Shire of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
1900
Parents
Denis and Elizabeth Hanley of Ireland
Marriage and Family
Married 30 April 1906, All Hallows Church, Boulder, (Methodist) to Mary Kinnane (born circa 1878 and died 4 June 1954), daughter of Michael and Ellen O’Keefe
Children: two sons and two daughters
Death
Date: 19 February 1941
Place: Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Mining in Kalgoorlie for several years
Farmer at Wickepin by 1910
House
MLC
Party
Country Party
Date Elected
18 July 1925
Inaugural Speech
Glasheen, William Thomas, Inaugural speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by William Glasheen
Year Retired/Resigned
1932
Electorate
South-East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC South-East Province 18 July 1925 (by-election)–21 May 1932
Background/Membership
Father became bankrupt
To WA 1900–1903
At Harrismith by 1912
From 1913 member Primary Producers’ Association (secretary Harrismith branch)
Chairman and farmer of Yilliminning–Kondinin Co-operative
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, 2001, p. 80.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 7 January 2015.
http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00065865