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James Alexander Greig


Birth
Date: 10 September 1872
Place: Gumeracha, Talunga, South Australia, Australia
Arrival in WA
1890s
Parents
Son of David, farmer, and Mary Peak
Marriage and Family
Married 24 January 1900, Bible Christian Church, Willowie, South Australia to Catherine Ann Martin (born circa July 1869), daughter of William and Ann Bull
No children
Death
Date: 22 June 1925
Place: Narrogin, Western Australia
Cemetery: Narrogin Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Methodist
Education
Educated Way College, Adelaide
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Farmer in Williams district 1905–1924
House
MLC
Party
Country Party
Date Elected
20 April 1916
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1925
Electorate
South-East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC South-East Province 20 April 1916 (by-election)–22 June 1925
Background/Membership
Apparently went to goldfields in 1890s although described as a farmer in 1900
Moved to Narrogin
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1890-1930, p. 85.
Narrogin Observer, 23 June 1925.
West Australian, 23 June 1925.
Wise (1905–1925)