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Robert Rivington Pilkington


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 8 February 1870
Place: Dublin, Ireland
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA 1894
Parents
Son of Henry Mulock, QC, lawyer and gentleman, and Wilhelmina Charity MacDonnell
Marriage and Family
Married 13 December 1899, Ballymore Parish Church, Kings County, Ireland, Ethel Longworth-Dames (born circa 1871), daughter of Captain Thomas RA and Eunice Hassell
Children: one daughter
Widowed 18 May 1920
Death
Date: 30 June 1942
Place: Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom
Cemetery: Putney Vale Cemetery, England, United Kingdom
Cause of Death:
Religion
Not stated
Education
Educated Uppingham and Pembroke College, Cambridge, BA
Occupation
Lawyer
Employment History
Bar, Lincoln’s Inn 1893
Barrister
Practised law in York in 1895 and then in Perth
From 1907 partner with Sir Walter James, and later with Stone James
KC 1906
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Party
Nationalist
Date Elected
22 July 1917
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1921
Electorate
Perth
Parliamentary Service
State

Electorates
  • MLA Perth 22 July 1917 (by-election)–12 March 1921

House of Commons (United Kingdom)

Electorates
  • MP Keighley 1923–1924
  • Contested Dundee 1922
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Returned to England 1921
Liberal until 1917 then National Liberal in United Kingdom
Qualifications
BA; Bar Lincoln's Inn 1893
References
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 163.
Courtney, V. All I May Tell, p. 99.
West Australian, 5 April 1917.
Further Information
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