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Members’ biographical register

Mr Gary Snook

Date: 21 October 1947
Place: Perth, Western Australia
Son of Ronald Eaton Snook, farmer, and Winifred Ellen Dawson
Marriage and Family
Married 16 November 1968, Guildford, WA to Joan Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Albert and Florence Phillips
Children: four daughters
Not stated
Educated Buntine Primary School and Guildford Grammar School
Farmer and fisher
Employment History
Farmer at Buntine and Jurien Bay 1963-1976
National Service, 28th battalion Royal Western Australia Regiment Association Citizens’ Military Forces for five years
Rock lobster fisherman 1967-1997, subsequently self employed investor
Founding president Central West Coast Professional Fisherman's Association 1973
One time member board Western Australian Fishing Council
Member Wheat Board Development Committee
Chairman Central Coast Planning Steering Committee 1991-1996
One time director Fremantle Fisherman's Cooperative Society
Director Bluewave Seafoods Limited
Director Comen Limited
Member of Liberal Party
Date Elected
26 February 2005
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
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Year Retired/Resigned
Parliamentary Service
  • MLA Moore 26 February 2005–6 September 2008. Elected to the Thirty-Seventh Parliament for Moore on 26 February 2005 in succession to William John McNee (retired). Defeated at the general election on 6 September 2008 for the seat of Moore by Grant Allen Woodhams.
Founding member Jurien Bay Lions Club
Former member Jurien Bay Apex Club
President Jurien Bay Parents and Citizens Association
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, Addendum, p. 5
Parliament of Western Australia, Former Members, Parliament of Western Australia website, accessed 21 May 2014.