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Members’ biographical register


Charles Crowther


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 1831
Place: Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA December 1850 per Mary
Parents
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date: 17 March 1894
Place: Geraldton, Western Australia
Cemetery: Wesleyan Cemetery, in or near Geraldton
Cause of Death:
Religion
Methodist
Education
Occupation
Manager, businessperson and magistrate
Employment History
Entered firm of George Shenton
Employed by RM Habgood 1855–1857
1857 to Geraldton as manager of Shenton’s business
Purchased business on Shenton’s death 1867
Joined
Samuel Mitchell 1875 in an unsuccessful lead mine
Acted as Resident Magistrate and Chairman of Quarter Sessions
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Geraldton Municipal Council 1871–1873, 1876, 1878–1879; chairman 1875–1876
Mayor of Geraldton 1881
Party
Date Elected
29 June 1873
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech was given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1887
Electorate
Greenough
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Greenough 29 June 1873 (by-election)–29 April 1887 (resigned)
  • Declined nomination to Legislative Council, December 1890 and August 1893
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
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, 2001, p. 9.
A Carson, ‘The Champion Bay country’, JHSWA, Vol. 3, part 2, 1939.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Victoria Express, 23 March 1894.
Western Mail, 24 March 1894.
Further Information
Bibliography

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