Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1914–1916

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 22 May 1914 to 21 May 1916. 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
Joseph Allen Liberal West 19201914–1920
Richard Ardagh Labor North-East 19181912–1924
Charles Baxter Country East 19201914–1950
Henry Briggs Liberal West 19161896–1919
Henry Carson Country Central 19201914–1920
Ephraim Clarke Liberal South-West 19201901–1921
Hal Colebatch Liberal East 19181912–1923
Francis Connor Independent North 19181906–1916
James Cornell Labor South 19181912–1946
Joseph Cullen Liberal South-East 19181909–1917
Jabez Dodd Labor South 19161910–1928
John Drew Labor Central 19181900–1918; 1924–1947
Joseph Duffell Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19201914–1926
Douglas Gawler [2] Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19161910–1915
James Greig [3] Country South-East 19201916–1925
Sir John Winthrop Hackett [4] Liberal South-West 19181890–1916
Vernon Hamersley Liberal East 19161904–1946
Joseph Holmes Liberal/Ind. North 19201914–1942
Arthur Jenkins Liberal Metropolitan 19201898–1904; 1908–1917
Walter Kingsmill Liberal Metropolitan 19161903–1922
John Kirwan Independent South 19201908–1946
Robert Lynn Liberal West 19181912–1924
Cuthbert McKenzie Country South-East 19161910–1922
Robert McKenzie Liberal North-East 19161904–1916
Edward McLarty Liberal South-West 19161894–1916
Harry Millington Labor North-East 19201914–1920
William Patrick Country Central 19161904–1916
Charles Piesse [1] Liberal South-East 19201894–1914
Archibald Sanderson Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19181912–1922
Athelstan Saw [2] Liberal Metropolitan-Suburban 19161915–1929
George Sewell [1] [3] Country South-East 19201914–1916
Charles Sommers Liberal Metropolitan 19181900–1918
Sir Edward Wittenoom Liberal North 19161883–1884; 1885–1886;
1894–1898; 1902–1906;
1910–1934

Notes

1 On 13 July 1914, South-East Liberal MLC Charles Piesse died. Country candidate George Sewell won the resulting by-election on 18 August 1914.
2 On 16 May 1915, Metropolitan-Suburban Province Liberal MLC Douglas Gawler died. Liberal candidate Athelstan Saw won the resulting by-election on 26 June 1915.
3 On 8 March 1916, South-East Country MLC George Sewell died. Country candidate James Greig was returned unopposed on 20 April 1916.
4 On 19 February 1916, South-West Province Liberal MLC John Winthrop Hackett died. A by-election was called to coincide with the upcoming Council elections on 13 May 1916.

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