Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1904–1906

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 30 May 1904 to 21 May 1906. The chamber had thirty seats made up of ten provinces each electing three members, on a system of rotation whereby one-third of the members would retire at each biennial election.

NameProvinceTerm
expires
Years in office
George Bellingham South-East 19081900–1908
Henry Briggs West 19101896–1919
Thomas Brimage South 19061900–1912
Ephraim Clarke South-West 19081901–1921
James Connolly North-East 19081901–1914
Charles Dempster East 19061873–1874; 1894–1907
John Drew [2] Central 19061900–1918; 1924–1947
John Winthrop Hackett South-West 19061890–1916
Vernon Hamersley [1] East 19101904–1946
Samuel Johnson Haynes South-East 19101894–1910
Edward Vivien Harvey Keane [1] East 19101886–1890; 1904
Walter Kingsmill [3] Metropolitan-Suburban 19101903–1922
Zebina Lane Metropolitan-Suburban 19081903–1908
Joseph Langsford Metropolitan-Suburban 19061904–1911
Robert Laurie West 19061901–1912
William Loton East 19081889–1890; 1898–1900;
1902–1908
Robert McKenzie North-East 19101904–1916
Edward McLarty South-West 19101894–1916
Wesley Maley South-East 19061900–1909
Matthew Moss West 19081900–1901; 1902–1914
William Oats South 19101904–1910
William Patrick Central 19101904–1916
Charles Piesse South-East 19081894–1914
George Randell Metropolitan 19101875–1878; 1880–1890;
1893–1894; 1897–1910
Sir George Shenton Metropolitan 19061870–1873; 1875–1906
Robert Frederick Sholl North 19101886–1890; 1904–1909
Charles Sommers North-East 19061900–1918
Joseph Thomson Central 19081902–1908
Frank Stone North 19061894–1906
Sir Edward Wittenoom North 19081883–1884; 1885–1886;
1894–1898; 1902–1906;
1910–1934
James Wright Metropolitan 19081902–1908

Notes

1 On 9 July 1904, East Province MLC Edward Vivien Harvey Keane died. Vernon Hamersley won the resulting by-election on 5 August 1904.
2 On 10 August 1904, Central Province MLC John Drew was appointed Minister for Lands in the new Ministry led by Labor premier Henry Daglish. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 27 August 1904.
3 On 25 August 1905, Metropolitan-Suburban Province MLC Walter Kingsmill was appointed Colonial Secretary and Minister for Education in the new Ministry led by Cornthwaite Rason. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 6 September 1905.

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