Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Frank Mends Stone
Birth
Date 19 April 1857 Place Perth, Western Australia
Parents
Son of George Frederick, Attorney General, and Charlotte Marion Whitfield, brother of Edward Albert (q.v.)
Marriage and Family
Married circa 1880 to Anne Elizabeth Lapsley
Children: one son and two daughters
Between circa 1904–1911 had four sons by defacto wife, Dorothy Eileen Meagher (born circa 1878 and died 14 August 1931)
Death
Date 10 September 1942Place Quairading Hospital, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Lawyer
Employment History
1876–1878 Associate to Chief Justice Sir Archibald Burt
1882 Western Australian Bar
Joined with firm established by brother, Sir Edward Stone and
Septimus Burt, remained with firm for 50 years
House
MLC
Date Elected
16 July 1894
Inaugural Speech
-Stone, Frank Mends, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1906
Electorate
North
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC North Province 16 July 1894–4 June 1906
Qualifications
1884 Western Australia Bar
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. 188.
The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians pre 1829-1888, 4 vols, compiled by Rica Erickson, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press, 1987.
West Australian, 11 September 1942.
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