Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Edward Thomas Evans
Birth
Date 7 September 1939 Place Menzies, Western Australia
Parents
Edward Andrew Evans, sandalwood contractor/miner, and Lillian Salome Mohr
Marriage and Family
Married 17 December 1960, St Mary’s Church, Kalgoorlie to Gloria Ann Glasson, daughter of Ronald George and Sylvia Ruth Miller
Children: two sons
Death
Date 30 April 1981Place St Anne’s Hospital, Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Cemetery Boulder Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated at Boulder Central School and Eastern Goldfields High School
Occupation
Accountant
Employment History
Underground employee gold mines, 1958–1965
Train examiner Commonwealth Railways 1965–1968
Clerk Great Boulder gold mine 1968–1970, Hamersley Iron 1970–1973
Accountant 1973–1976
Financial Controller Anaconda 1976–1978
Accountant 1979
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Branch member Goldfields branch Australian Labor Party for 26 years
Date Elected
23 February 1980
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1981
Electorate
Kalgoorlie
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Kalgoorlie 23 February 1980–30 April 1981

Committees
  • Member Public Accounts Committee 1980–30 April 1981
Background/Membership
Member Mining Division Australian Workers' Union, Goldmining Clerks Union
Life member Boulder Football Club
Qualifications
Diploma in Accounting
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 83.
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