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Thomas John Heron


Birth
Date: 14 August 1879
Place: Great Extended near El Dorado, Ovens, Victoria, Australia
Parents
Son of Thomas, miner, and Isabella Ann Gilbertson
Marriage and Family
Married 17 February 1902, Kookynie to Wilhelmina Annie Ahrens (born circa 1881 and died 12 August 1966), daughter of Wilhelm Ahrens and Annie Timmons
Children: two sons and one daughter
Death
Date: 30 October 1928
Place: Parliament House, Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Miner
Employment History
From 1901 on Eastern Goldfields near Menzies, miner at Kookynie
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Date Elected
14 December 1920
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1928
Electorate
Mount Leonora
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Mt Leonora 14 December 1920 (by-election)–30 October 1928
Background/Membership
After 1915 president and secretary Gwalia branch Miners’ Union
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1890-1930, p. 97.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 15 January 2015. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KC00026382
MR. T. J. HERON. (1928, October 4). The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), p. 18. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article32227666
Further Information
TRAGIC AFFAIR AT PARLIAMENT HOUSE. (1928, October 4). Geraldton Guardian (WA : 1906 - 1928), p. 3. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article67161712