Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Samuel James Phillips
Birth
Date 8 November 1855 Place Perth, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Samuel Pole and Sophia Roe, unmarried
Death
Date 21 June 1920Place St George’s Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Culham Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Bishop Hale’s School, Perth
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Went on to father’s property on Lower Irwin
Owned Jimba Jimba, Mt Augustus, and Mt James stations in Gascoyne, then bought Yandanooka, raising horses and cattle near Mingenew until his death
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Irwin Road Board chairman 1883, again member from March 1907
Party
Forrest Party
Date Elected
27 November 1890
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Samuel Phillips
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
Irwin
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Irwin 27 November 1890–28 June 1904
Background/Membership
To Nichol Bay 1875 for one year
Justice of the Peace, 1885
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 160.
Further Information
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III.
Kimberly, WB. History of West Australia. A narrative of her past, together with biographies of her leading men, p. 55–56.
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia, PWH Thiel, Perth, 1901, p. 34.
West Australian, 22 June 1920.
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