Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
William George Pickering
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 20 September 1869 Place Cecil Rd, Enfield, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA 1890
Parents
Son of William Francis, master jeweller and farmer, and Elizabeth Allen
Marriage and Family
Married 26 June 1907, Busselton to Augusta Isabella Richardson Bunbury (born circa May 1862), daughter of William and Amelia Molloy
No children
Widowed 12 February 1943
Death
Date 15 September 1953Place St John of God Hospital, Subiaco, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Occupation
Farmer and architect
Employment History
By 1898 had stationery business at Bridgetown
1899 opened practice as architect at Greenbushes
1904 farmer near Busselton
From 1920 practised as architect, Perth
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Party
Country Party
National 1938
Progressive National 1942
Date Elected
29 September 1917
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1924
Electorate
Sussex
Parliamentary Service
State

Electorates
  • MLA Sussex 29 September 1917–22 March 1924
  • Contested Sussex 4 November 1914, 22 March 1924, 26 March 1927, South West Province 20 January 1934 (by-election), Sussex 12 February 1938 (by-election), Metropolitan–Suburban Province 11 July 1942 (by-election)

Commonwealth

Electorates
  • Kalgoorlie (House of Representatives) 12 October 1929, 19 December 1931
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Member Australian-Indian Ocean Air Route Committee
Qualifications
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 160.
West Australian, 16 September 1953.
The Western Australia post office directory, (1895–1920)
Further Information
Bibliography

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