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Francis John Ware


Birth
Date: 13 September 1874
Place: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
To WA 1898
Parents
Son of John Bowhay, miner, and Maria Sly
Marriage and Family
Married 23 April 1906, St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Kalgoorlie to Caroline Elizabeth Wulff (born circa 1881 and died circa March 1954), daughter of John Otto and Sophie Catherine Grage
Children: three sons and three daughters
Death
Date: 13 October 1929
Place: Public Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, WA
Religion
Methodist
Education
Apprenticed as a tailor in Ballarat
Occupation
Tailor
Employment History
By circa 1900 in business in Kalgoorlie as a tailor
After 1911 in business in Subiaco
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Date Elected
27 October 1905
Inaugural Speech
Ware, Francis, Inaugural Speech.pdfWare, Francis, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1911
Electorate
Hannans
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Hannans 27 October 1905–3 October 1911
Background/Membership
Member Clothing Trades Union
President Goldfields Trades and Labor Council 1902–1905
By 1907 living at Subiaco
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. 202.
Kalgoorlie Miner, 31 October 1905.
West Australian, 14 October 1929.
The Western Australia post office directory, (1900–29)