Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
William Tresize Eddy
Birth
Date Circa 1865 Place Clunes, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
Circa 1892
Parents
Andrew, miner, and Elizabeth Jane Tresize
Marriage and Family
Married 6 June 1904, Victoria Park (Congregationalist) to Mary Edith Kell (born circa 1859 and died 11 February 1932) (nee Marcom), widow, daughter of Joseph Jabez Searle and Margaret McLauchlan
No children
Death
Date 11 February 1926Place Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Storekeeper and auctioneer
Employment History
To Coolgardie 1894 as pioneer storekeeper
Auctioneering at Coolgardie from 1908, moved business to Merredin 1913
Active worker for patriotic appeals World War I
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Coolgardie Municipal Council 1901–1903
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
27 October 1905
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1908
Electorate
Coolgardie
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Coolgardie 27 October 1905–11 September 1908 (petition lodged in Supreme Court against return in 1905. Resigned 27 April 1906. Re–elected 9 July 1906 (by-election)
  • Contested Coolgardie 6 December 1901 (by-election), 28 June 1904, 11 September 1908
Background/Membership
Justice of the Peace
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, 2010, p. 70.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 22 December 2014: http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00045148
Merredin Mercury, 12 February 1926.
West Australian, 12 February 1926.
The Western Australia post office directory, Wise & Co, Perth, WA, 1908–1925.
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