Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
John Thomas Glowrey
Birth
Date 24 May 1856 Place Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
1893
Parents
James, farmer, labourer and storekeeper and Eliza Barry
Marriage and Family
Married (1) 6 June 1882, St Patrick’s Church, Stawell, Victoria to Norah Goulden (born circa 1862) daughter of Henry and Mary Kelly
Children: three sons and two daughters
Widowed 1887
Married (2) 9 April 1890, Roman Catholic Church, Rochester, Victoria to Hannah Marion Ryan (born circa 1865 and died circa March 1927) daughter of Patrick and Mary Kennedy
Children: two sons and two daughters
Death
Date 12 June 1921Place Palace Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Publican
Employment History
Storekeeper at Corack, Victoria 1882
Auctioneer living in Melbourne by 1890
Publican on Coolgardie goldfields
Moved to Perth becoming owner of Palace Hotel on St George’s Terrace
Sharebroking interests
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Mayor of Coolgardie 1897–1898
Date Elected
5 September 1900
Inaugural Speech
-Glowrey, John Thomas, Address-in-Reply, 1901.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1912
Electorate
South
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC South Province 5 September 1900–21 May 1904, 22 May 1906–21 May 1912
  • Contested South Province 30 May 1904
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. 81.
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