Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1944–1946

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 22 May 1944 to 21 May 1946. 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
Charles Baxter Country East 19461914–1950
Leonard Bolton Nationalist Metropolitan 19501932–1948
Sir Hal Colebatch Nationalist Metropolitan 19481912–1923; 1940–1948
James Cornell Nationalist South 19501912–1946
Cyril Cornish Independent North 19461942–1946
Les Craig Nationalist South-West 19501934–1956
James Dimmitt Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19461938–1953
John Drew Labor Central 19501900–1918; 1924–1947
Gilbert Fraser Labor West 19481928–1958
Frank Gibson Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19501942–1956
Edmund Gray Labor West 19461923–1952
Edmund Hall Country Central 19481928–1947
William Hall Labor North-East 19461938–1963
Vernon Hamersley Country East 19481904–1946
Eric Heenan Labor North-East 19501936–1968
James Hislop Nationalist Metropolitan 19461941–1971
Sir John Kirwan Independent South 19461908–1946
William Kitson Labor West 19501924–1947
Anthony Loton [1] Country South-East 19461944–1965
William Mann Nationalist South-West 19461926–1951
George Miles Independent North 19501916–1950
Thomas Moore Labor Central 19461920–1926; 1932–1946
Hubert Parker Nationalist Metropolitan-Suburban 19481934–1954
Harold Piesse [1] Country South-East 19461932–1946
Hugh Roche Country South-East 19481940–1960
Harold Seddon Nationalist North-East 19481922–1954
Alec Thomson Country South-East 19501931–1950
Hobart Tuckey Nationalist South-West 19481934–1951
Frank Welsh Nationalist North 19481940–1954
Charles Williams Labor South 19481928–1948
Garnet Barrington Wood Country East 19501936–1952

Notes

1 On 16 September 1944, South-East Province Country MLC Harold Piesse died. Anthony Loton, one of the three Country Party candidates, won the resulting by-election on 18 November 1944.

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