Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
John Sydney Davis
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 1817 Place Galway, Ireland
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA circa 1842 in Trusty
Parents
Son of Richard
Marriage and Family
Married 7 March 1854, Fremantle to Sarah (born 1824 and died 16 January 1906), daughter of Charles Heal and Sarah Millard
Children: five sons and two daughters
Death
Date 30 September 1893Place Tibradden, near Geraldton, Western Australia
Cemetery Cause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
To Australind, then to Hotham River as manager for William Burges at York in partnership with Robert de Burgh
1850 to Greenough in partnership with Major Logue at Glengarry
Later owned Tibradden
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Party
Date Elected
12 March 1884
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1884
Electorate
Geraldton
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Geraldton 12 March 1884 (by-election)–27 October 1884
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Justice of the Peace, 1858
Member Greenough Board of Education 1867
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. 10.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume II, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Victorian Express, 6 October 1893.
Western Mail, 7 October 1893.
Further Information
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