Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1912–1914

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 22 May 1912 to 21 May 1914. The chamber had 30 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.

NamePartyProvinceTerm
expires
Years in office
Richard Ardagh Labor North-East 19181912–1924
Henry Briggs Liberal West 19161896–1919
Ephraim Clarke Liberal South-West 19141901–1921
Hal Colebatch Liberal East 19181912–1923; 1940–1948
James Connolly [2] Liberal North-East 19141901–1914
Francis Connor Independent North 19181906–1916
James Cornell Labor South 19181912–1946
Joseph Cullen Liberal South-East 19181909–1917
Frederick Davis Labor Metropolitan-Suburban 19141911–1914
Jabez Dodd Labor South 19161910–1928
John Drew Labor Central 19181900–1918; 1924–1947
Douglas Gawler Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19161910–1915
Sir John Winthrop Hackett Liberal South-West 19181890–1916
Vernon Hamersley Independent East 19161904–1946
Joseph Holmes [1] Liberal North 19141914–1942
Arthur Jenkins Liberal Metropolitan 19141898–1904; 1908–1917
Walter Kingsmill Liberal Metropolitan 19161903–1922
John Kirwan Independent South 19141908–1946
Robert Lynn Liberal West 19181912–1924
Cuthbert McKenzie Liberal South-East 19161910–1922
Robert McKenzie Liberal North-East 19161904–1916
Edward McLarty Liberal South-West 19161894–1916
Harry Millington [2] Labor North-East 19201914–1920
Matthew Moss Liberal West 19141900–1901; 1902–1914
Con O'Brien Labor Central 19141901–1904; 1908–1914
William Patrick Liberal Central 19161904–1916
Richard Pennefather [1] Independent North 19141907–1914
Charles Piesse Liberal South-East 19141894–1914
Archibald Sanderson Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19181912–1922
Charles Sommers Liberal Metropolitan 19181900–1918
Thomas Wilding Liberal East 19141908–1914
Sir Edward Wittenoom Liberal North 19161883–1884; 1885–1886;
1894–1898; 1902–1906;
1910–1934

Notes

1 On 22 January 1914, North Province MLC Richard Pennefather died. Joseph Holmes won the resulting by-election on 21 March 1914 against three other Liberal candidates.
2 On 21 February 1914, North-East Province MLC James Connolly resigned. Labor candidate Harry Millington won the resulting by-election on 21 March 1914, and his term was deemed to expire in May 1920.

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