Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1918–1920

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 22 May 1918 to 21 May 1920. 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 Nationalist West 19201914–1920
Richard Ardagh National Labor North-East 19241912–1924
Charles Baxter [1] Country East 19201914–1950
Sir Henry Briggs [2] Nationalist West 19221896–1919
Henry Carson Country Central 19201914–1920
Ephraim Clarke Nationalist South-West 19201901–1921
Hal Colebatch Nationalist East 19241912–1923
James Cornell National Labor South 19241912–1946
James Cunningham Labor North-East 19221916–1922
Jabez Dodd National Labor South 19221910–1928
Joseph Duffell Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19201914–1926
John Ewing Nationalist South-West 19241916–1933
James Greig Country South-East 19201916–1925
Vernon Hamersley Nationalist East 19221904–1946
James Hickey Labor Central 19221916–1928
Joseph Holmes Independent North 19201914–1942
Walter Kingsmill Nationalist Metropolitan 19221903–1922
John Kirwan Independent South 19201908–1946
Arthur Lovekin [3] Nationalist Metropolitan 19241919–1931
Robert Lynn Nationalist West 19241912–1924
Cuthbert McKenzie Country South-East 19221910–1922
George Miles Independent North 19241916–1950
Joshua Mills Ind. Nat. Central 19241918–1924
Harry Millington Labor North-East 19201914–1920
John Nicholson Nationalist Metropolitan 19201918–1941
Alexander Panton [2] Labor West 19221919–1922
Edwin Rose Nationalist South-West 19221916–1934
Archibald Sanderson Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19241912–1922
Henry Saunders [3] Independent Metropolitan 19241894–1902; 1918–1919
Athelstan Saw Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19221915–1929
Hector Stewart Country South-East 19241917–1931
Sir Edward Wittenoom Nationalist North 19221883–1884; 1885–1886;
1894–1898; 1902–1906;
1910–1934

Notes

1 On 17 April 1919, East Province Country LC Charles Baxter was appointed Minister for Agriculture in the new Ministry led by Hal Colebatch. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 3 May 1919.
2 On 8 June 1919, West Province Nationalist MLC Sir Henry Briggs died. Labor candidate Alexander Panton won the resulting by-election on 5 July 1919.
3 On 13 October 1919, Metropolitan Province Independent MLC Henry Saunders died. Nationalist candidate Arthur Lovekin won the resulting by-election on 15 November 1919.

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