Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Frank Tyndall Broun
Birth
Date 31 May 1876 Place Avondale, Beverley, Western Australia
Parents
Son of James William, farmer, and Emily Jane Lukin and grandson of Peter Broun, the first Colonial Secretary
Marriage and Family
Married 17 February 1903, St Mary’s Anglican Church, Beverley, to May Constance Sewell (born 19 August 1884–died 12 May 1969), daughter of Henry Hawkins and Annie Lucy Robins
Children: three sons and three daughters
Death
Date 1 April 1930Place Beverley, Western Australia
Cemetery Beverley Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Beverley and Bennett’s Grammar School, York 1894–1897
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Employed on his father’s property
Then engaged in mixed farming sheep and wheat at Waterhatch estate, Beverley with 5,000 acres
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Beverley Road Board Member 1902–1904, 1906–1914, 1917–1919
Beverley Road Chairman 1908–1909, 1911–1914, 1917–1919
Party
Liberal 1911–1914
Later Country Party (National)
Date Elected
3 October 1911
Inaugural Speech
-Broun, Frank Tyndall, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1924
Electorate
Beverley
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Beverley, 3 October 1911–21 November 1914, 29 September 1917–22 March 1924

Office
  • Colonial Secretary 25 June 1919–22 August 1922
  • Minister for Public Health 12 March 1921–22 August 1922
Background/Membership
Member Western Australian Turf Club
1906, Justice of the Peace
Freemason
References
JS Battye, ed, The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, Hussey and Gillingham, Adelaide, 1912-1913, p. 340.
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, 2010, p. 38.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
West Australian, 2 April 1930.
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