Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Brian Sodeman
Birth
Date 7 April 1942 Place Saint Ives Hospital, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Clarence Frederick Sodeman, carpenter, and Elsie May Hood
Marriage and Family
Marred 10 April 1968, Victoria Park to Judith Marie Wilkinson, daughter of Raymond James Wilkinson and Roma Mary Atkinson
Children: two sons and one daughter
Occupation
Engineer
Employment History
Accounts clerk then production controller with structural engineering company
Moved to Pilbara by mid 1960s and took up positions as resident engineer and then works manager with construction companies in Pilbara
Subsequently business proprietor
Worked for a time as public relations officer in Sydney after leaving Parliament
1989–2004 in New South Wales worked in the area of quality control, environmental and occupational health and safety management
Retired June 2004
House
MLA
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
30 March 1974
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1983
Electorate
Pilbara
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Pilbara 30 March 1974–19 February 1983
Background/Membership
After leaving Parliament, June 2004 moved to Queensland
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 240.
West Australian, 1 April 1974.
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