Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
James William Hickey
Birth
Date 14 January 1878 Place Clunes, Victoria, Australia
Parents
Son of William Francis, miner and Annie Agnes Baker
Marriage and Family
Married 11 September 1911, St Patrick’s Church, Cue to Clarice Evelyn Page (born circa 1887), daughter of Joseph and Minnie Faulkner
Children: one son and two daughters
Widowed 28 January 1930
Death
Date 8 April 1932Place Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Miner and union official
Employment History
Came to WA as miner in the Murchison goldfields
Then organiser later vice-president, Australian Workers Union at Geraldton
Director of
Westralian Worker
House
MLC
Party
Labor
Date Elected
22 May 1916
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1928
Electorate
Central
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Central Province 22 May 1916–21 May 1928
  • Contested Central Province 16 May 1914, 12 May 1928, Gascoyne 26 March 1930
Office
  • Minister without portfolio 16 April 1924–21 May 1928
Qualifications
MB (1889-1890)
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. 97.
West Australian, 9 April 1932.
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