Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
John Reside
Birth
Date 19 August 1867 Place Emu Point, White Hills, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
Came to WA 1897
Parents
Son of William, puddler, and Nancy Carr
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date 28 September 1902Place
Cemetery Kalgoorlie Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Bendigo School of Mines
Occupation
Mine engine driver
Employment History
Apprentice bookseller and newsagent
Mill hand on Johnston’s Gold Mining Company battery
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Date Elected
24 April 1901
Inaugural Speech
-Reside, John, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1902
Electorate
Hannans
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Hannans 24 April 1901–28 September 1902
Background/Membership
1888 qualified as engine driver
1892 president Eaglehawk branch Engine Drivers’ Association
Member Bendigo Trades and Labour Council (TLC)
Member executive council of Amalgamated Engine Drivers’ Victoria
Mining in Kalgoorlie, founder and twice president Goldfields TLC
President Amalgamated Certificated Engine Drivers’ Association
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. 168.
Morning Herald, 29, 30 September 1902.
J. Raeside, Golden days: being memoirs and reminiscences of the goldfields of Western Australia , Colortype Press, Perth, 1929, p. 74–78.
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia, PWH Thiel, Perth, 1901, p. 35.
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