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Charles George Elliott


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 3 March 1870
Place: Gundaroo, New South Wales, Australia
Arrival in WA
1893
Parents
Edwin Alexander Elliott, pastoralist, and Elizabeth Dyce Dias
Marriage and Family
Married 7 September 1908, St John’s Church, Kalgoorlie, WA to Catherine Reid (born circa 1867 and died 2? March 1968), daughter of Hugh and Bridget Hannah Bourke
Children: one son and two daughters
Death
Date: 23 March 1938
Place: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Cemetery: Kalgoorlie Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
Religion
Church of England
Education
Gundaroo, New South Wales
Occupation
Miner and engineer
Employment History
Prospected mainly in Mt Margaret
Managed several mines and properties in outback before settling in Kalgoorlie
Became a permanent tributer and mining engineer
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Kalgoorlie Municipal Council 22 November 1922–May 1934
Party
National
Date Elected
17 March 1934
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1938
Electorate
North-East
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC North-East Province 17 March 1934 (by-election)–23 March 1938
  • Contested Kalgoorlie 22 March 1924 (National Labor Party), North-East Province 10 May 1930, 29 October 1932 (by-election)

Historical Notes
  • Wife Catherine contested by-election unsuccessfully in 1938
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Secretary Eastern Goldfields Tributers Association
Took case on its behalf to the Privy Council and won the right to a premium on gold won from tributes
President Amalgamated Prospectors Association of Western Australia at time of his death
Qualifications
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 80.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 23 December 2014. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KC00029540
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