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Francis Patrick Wallace


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 20 December 1861
Place: Campbell’s Camp, near Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of Edward, innkeeper, and Bridget Knox
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date: 1 July 1925
Place: Old Men's Home, Dalkeith, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated Queensland
Occupation
Storekeeper
Employment History
Went into business in north-west Queensland
1896–1906 storekeeper at Yalgoo
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Yalgoo Road Board chairman 1896–1897
Party
Independent
Date Elected
3 May 1897
Inaugural Speech
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Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
Yalgoo
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Yalgoo 3 May 1897–24 June 1904
  • Contested Central Province 27 August 1904 (ministerial by-election)
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
1886 to Kimberley
Moved to Goldfields, later at Mingenew and Mullewa
1907–1908 at Wagin
Justice of the Peace, 1897
1910 lived at Shamrock Hotel, Geraldton, described himself as a gentleman
Sportsman and racehorse owner
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. 200.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume IV.
Geraldton Express, Murchison Goldfields Supplement 27 March 1897, 113.
Kimberly, WB.
History of West Australia. A Narrative of her Past, together with biographies of her leading men, p. 199.)
Twentieth century impressions of Western Australia, p. 38.
The Western Australia post office directory(1900–10)
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