Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
William Joseph Mann
Birth
Date 17 October 1875 Place Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
To WA 1896
Parents
Son of William Quick, engineer and journalist, and Mary Callow
Marriage and Family
Married 14 November 1901, Wesley Church, Fremantle to Barbara Richardson (born circa 1875 and died 13 November 1966), daughter of John Pearson and Barbara Clapperton
Children: two sons and one daughter
Death
Date 22 April 1951Place Mount Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Methodist
Education
Educated Ballarat, Creswick, Victoria
Learned printing trade at Ballarat as apprentice
Occupation
Businessperson and editor
Employment History
Lived at Perth, Fremantle and Kalgoorlie
Working as compositor 1901
Became editor and proprietor of
South-Western News, Busselton, established 1903, sold his interest 1935
House
MLC
Party
National until 1945 then Liberal
Date Elected
22 May 1926
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1951
Electorate
South-West
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC South-West Province 22 May 1926–22 April 1951

Committees
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees 1946–1951
  • Member Printing Committee 1946–1951
Background/Membership
Justice of the Peace 1923
President Australian Provincial Press Association 1923–1925, later on Board of Management, president WA Press Association 1920–1925
Represented WA at conference of Empire Press Union, London, 1903
Active in Voluntary Fire Brigades Association
Freemason
References
Black, David. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930,p. 136.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 16 February 2015. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KC00026965
South-Western Times, 26 April 1951.
Who's Who Australia, (1935–1950)
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