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Warren Marwick


Birth
Date: 5 August 1869
Place: York, Western Australia
Parents
Son of William, farmer, and Mary Batty Taylor
Marriage and Family
Married (1) 6 June 1894 to Susannah Collins (born 17 July 1875), daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Addison
Widowed 22 June 1938
Children: three sons and four daughters
Married (2) 3 August 1944, St Mary’s Cathedral, Perth to Lenore Flanagan (nee Kerr), widow of William Flanagan, daughter of William Thomas and Teresa O’Dea

Widowed 8 October 1947
No children
Death
Date: 12 March 1955
Place: Albany, Western Australia
Cemetery: York Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated government school 1883 on father’s farm
Occupation
Farmer and businessperson
Employment History
1886 took up 1,000 acres
1888 with father and brothers cleared road to Southern Cross goldfields
Worked on constructing telegraph line to Southern Cross
Pioneer farmer at Yorkrakine
1892–1897 carrying and coaching on Eastern Goldfields
Sandalwooding
By 1894 farm near York, managed family properties, had 4,000 acres by 1910
With early death of his brothers managed properties for family
1908 purchased Empire Flour Mill, York, chairman of directors until his death
House
MLC
Local Government Service
York Road Board member and Municipal Council, 1902–1908 (?) and 1921–1924
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
26 September 1910
Inaugural Speech
Marwick, Warren, Address-in-Reply, 1911.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Warren Marwick
Year Retired/Resigned
1912
Electorate
East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC East Province 18 September 1910 (by-election)–21 May 1912
  • Contested East Province 14 May 1912
Background/Membership
Foundation chairman of York Cooperative
1908–1911 president York Agricultural Society
References
Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, vol 1, p. 336–37.
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930.
Erickson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians pre 1829-1888, vol 3.
West Australian, 30 September 1910, 14 March 1955.