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Western Australia—Legislative Assembly
|1known as Guildford-Midland 1930–1962|
Guildford was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1901 to 1962.
Known as Guildford-Midland from 1930 onwards, the district was located in the north-eastern suburbs of Perth.
First created for the 1901 state election, the district's first member was Hector Rason, who had already served a term as the member for South Murchison from 1897. Rason was Premier of Western Australia from August 1905 to May 1906.
Rason was succeeded by William Johnson of the Labor Party. Johnson's tenure as a parliamentarian was a long one: he was the district's member from 1906 to 1917 and again from 1924 until his death in 1948. Johnson was succeeded at a by-election by Labor candidate John Brady. When the district was abolished, Brady transferred to the new seat of Swan at the 1962 state election.
|Joseph Davies||National Labor||1917–1924|
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Matthew Lewis Moss KC was a lawyer and politician who served in the Parliament of Western Australia on three separate occasions – in the Legislative Assembly from 1895 to 1897, and in the Legislative Council from 1900 to 1901 and again from 1902 to 1914. He was a minister in the governments of Alf Morgans (1901), Walter James (1902–1904), and Hector Rason (1905–1906). Moss was born in New Zealand and arrived in Western Australia in 1891. He left for England in 1914 and spent the rest of his life there, although he maintained connections with Australia, on two occasions acting as Agent-General for Western Australia.
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Sir Norbert Michael Keenan QC was an Australian lawyer and politician who was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1905 to 1911 and again from 1930 to 1950. He was the leader of the Nationalist Party from 1933 to 1938, during the time when it was the junior partner in the coalition with the Country Party. Keenan had earlier served as a minister in the government of Newton Moore and the second government of Sir James Mitchell.
John Joseph Brady was an Australian trade unionist and politician who was a Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1948 to 1974. He served as a minister in the government of Albert Hawke.
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A by-election for the seat of Guildford-Midland in the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia was held on 13 March 1948. It was triggered by the death of the sitting member, William Johnson of the Labor Party, on 26 January 1948. The Labor Party retained the seat, with John Brady recording 53.7 percent of the two-party-preferred vote. The election was notable for the performance of the Communist Party candidate, Alexander Jolly, who polled 19.3 percent on first preferences.