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Henry Edward Hickmott


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 17 May 1852
Place: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Arrival in WA
circa 1909 came to WA
Parents
Son of Henry, brickmaker and farmer, and Sophia Goldsmith
Marriage and Family
Married 24 October 1877, Kingower, Avoca, Victoria to Elizabeth Ann Owen (born circa 1855), daughter of Edward and Elizbeth (sic?) Evans
Children: four sons and six daughters
Death
Date: 18 January 1931
Place: After fall from tractor, Brookton Hospital, Western Australia
Cemetery: Brookton Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
Religion
Methodist
Education
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Brickmaker in East Charlton, Victoria, 1877
Also farmed in Victoria
Farmer at Dingley Dell, on the Brookton–Corrigin Road
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Party
Country Party until 1923 then Ministerial Country Party or Nationalist (different in Parliamentary Handbook to Biographical Register
Date Elected
21 October 1914
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1924
Electorate
Pingelly
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Pingelly 21 October 1914–22 March 1924
  • Contested Pingelly 22 March 1924
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
To Victoria with parents in 1854
1902 at Lalbert near Wycheproof
Member Brookton Farmers' and Settlers' Association from its inception, president for two years
Remained on farm until his death
Qualifications
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2010, p. 98.
Pingelly–Brookton Leader, 19 January 1931.
Research Notes, (Battye Library)
Further Information
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