Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1932–1934

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 22 May 1932 to 21 May 1934. 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
Frederick Allsop [1] Nationalist North-East 19361930–1932
Charles Baxter Country East 19381914–1950
Leonard Bolton Nationalist Metropolitan 19361932–1948
Alec Clydesdale Labor Metropolitan-Suburban 19381932–1938
James Cornell Nationalist South 19361912–1946
Les Craig [3] Nationalist South-West 19361934–1956
John Drew [2] Labor Central 19361900–1918; 1924–1947
Charles Elliott [4] Nationalist North-East 19381934–1938
John Ewing [3] Nationalist South-West 19361916–1933
James Franklin Nationalist Metropolitan 19341928–1940
Gilbert Fraser Labor West 19341928–1958
Edmund Gray Labor West 19381923–1952
Edmund Hall Country Central 19341928–1947
Vernon Hamersley Country East 19341904–1946
Edgar Harris [4] Nationalist North-East 19381920–1934
Joseph Holmes Independent North 19381914–1942
Sir John Kirwan Independent South 19381908–1946
William Kitson Labor West 19361924–1947
James Macfarlane Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19361922–1928; 1930–1942
William Mann Nationalist South-West 19381926–1951
George Miles Nationalist North 19361916–1950
Richard Moore [1] Nationalist North-East 19361932–1936
Thomas Moore Labor Central 19381920–1926; 1932–1946
Sir Charles Nathan Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19341930–1934
John Nicholson Nationalist Metropolitan 19381918–1941
Harold Piesse Ind. Country South-East 19381932–1946
Edwin Rose Nationalist South-West 19341916–1934
Harold Seddon Nationalist North-East 19341922–1954
Alec Thomson Country South-East 19361931–1950
Charles Williams Labor South 19341928–1948
Charles Wittenoom Country South-East 19341928–1940
Sir Edward Wittenoom Nationalist North 19341883–1884; 1885–1886;
1894–1898; 1902–1906;
1910–1934
Herbert Yelland Country East 19361924–1936

Notes

1 On 15 September 1932, North-East Province Nationalist MLC Frederick Allsop died. Nationalist candidate Richard Moore won the resulting by-election on 29 October 1932.
2 On 24 April 1933, Central Province Labor MLC John Drew was appointed Chief Secretary in the new Ministry led by Philip Collier. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 2 May 1933.
3 On 30 November 1933, South-West Province Nationalist MLC John Ewing died. Nationalist candidate Les Craig won the resulting by-election on 20 January 1934.
4 On 13 February 1934, North-East Province Nationalist MLC Edgar Harris died. Nationalist candidate Charles Elliott won the resulting by-election on 17 March 1934.

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