Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Griffin Cant Money
Birth
Date 17 June 1865 Place Willoughby Farm, (Silk Willoughby), Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Moved to WA circa 1898
Parents
Son of John, farmer, and Amelia Exton (nee Hack)
Marriage and Family
Married 10 April 1902, Kew, Victoria to Ada Beatrice Langtree (born circa 1876), daughter of ? and Emily Millar
Children: two sons and one daughter
Widowed 24 April 1945
Death
Date 1 September 1958Place Bunbury, Western Australia
Cemetery Bunbury Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated England
Occupation
Lawyer and farmer
Employment History
Combined practice of law with farming
Practised as lawyer in Perth
Founded Stanley, Money and Walker soliticors' firm of Bunbury
House
MLA
Party
Liberal until 1917 then Nationalist
Date Elected
29 September 1917
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1924
Electorate
Bunbury
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Bunbury 29 September 1917–22 March 1924
  • Contested Bunbury 21 October 1914, 22 March 1924
Background/Membership
Pioneered new system of crop rotation in East Anglia
Devised constitution and rules of English Farmers’ Union
1910 purchased Henty Estate at Burekup, 12,000 acres
Prominent member Fruitgrowers’ Association
Owned farming-grazing properties at Burekup, Dinninup and Waterloo
Living at Burekup at time of death
Life member Weld Club 1958
Freemason
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 141.
Daily News, 2 February 1959.
Louch, TS. The first 50 years: the history of the Weld Club.
South-Western Times(Bunbury), 2 September 1958.
West Australian, 1 October 1917.
Further Information
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