Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Edmund Horace Smith
Birth
Date 8 April 1855 Place Beverley, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Charles Chapman, auctioneer and farmer, and Anne Chapman
Marriage and Family
Married 4 August 1885, private residence of Thomas Edwards, Beverley to Julia Edwards (born 25 June 1864 and died 8 January 1935), daughter of Thomas and Maria Griffiths
Children: two sons and eight daughters
Death
Date 6 July 1931Place Beverley, Western Australia
Cemetery Beverley Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Methodist
Education
WA
Occupation
Storekeeper
Employment History
1880–1887 in North West then in business in Beverley
After 1924 sold business and farmed near Beverley
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Beverley Road Board 1894–1896, chairman 1896
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
27 October 1905
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Edmund Smith
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1908
Electorate
Beverley
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Beverley 27 October 1905–11 September 1908
  • Contested Beverley 11 September 1908
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, 2001, p. 182.
Further Information
The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians pre 1829–1888, 4 vols, compiled by Rica Erickson, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press, 1987.
West Australian, 30 October 1905.
Wise: Western Australian Directory, 1895-1947.
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