Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
George James Lambert
Principal Honours

Birth
Date 6 April 1879 Place Mt Alexander Rd, Metcalfshire, Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
To WA 1897
Parents
Son of William Richard, miner and town clerk, and Sarah Ann Smith
Marriage and Family
Married 20 September 1920, St George’s Cathedral, Perth to Elizabeth Everett Fleming, (born circa 1898 and died circa September 1971), daughter of John Allardyce and Jane Anne Rae
Children: one son and one daughter
Death
Date 30 June 1941Place Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Malmsbury State School and School of Mines, Kyneton, Victoria
Occupation
Assayer and metallurgist
Employment History
Practised assaying at Boulder City
In later life formed General Chemical Supply Co, partner with FW Teesdale in Union Plaster Co and WA Manganese Co
Secretary to Philip Collier 1930–1933
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Kalgoorlie Municipal Council 1904
Party
Labor
Date Elected
15 August 1916
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1941
Electorate
Coolgardie
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Coolgardie 15 August 1916 (by-election)–12 April 1930; Yilgarn–Coolgardie 8 April 1933–30 June 1941
  • Contested Yilgarn–Coolgardie 26 March 1930
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. 116.
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia, PWH Thiel, Perth, 1901, p. 535.
West Australian, 10 April 1933, 1 July 1941.
Wilson, J. Graham. Western Australia's centenary 1829-1929 : first century's progress with antecedent records 1527-1828, p. 189.
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