Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Robert David Hutchinson
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 3 March 1857 Place Northampton, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of Robert, mine manager, and Mary Halloran
Marriage and Family
Married 14 December 1885, St John’s Church, Glebe, NSW, Mary Ann Gray, daughter of Sarah Bailey
Children: one son and three daughters
Death
Date 14 July 1918Place Maylands, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Not stated
Education
Occupation
Builder
Employment History
Worked with his father on Waneranooka mine at Northampton
worked with his brother as a stonemason, NSW
Builder and contractor in Sydney
After leaving Parliament held temporary positions in Lands and Surveys and Public Works Departments
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Geraldton Town Council 1892, 1896–1900, 1908–1909
Mayor of Geraldton 1898–1900
Party
Opposed Forrest Party
Date Elected
24 July 1900
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
Geraldton
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Geraldton 24 July 1900 (by-election)–28 June 1904
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Left for NSW 1878
Returned to Geraldton 1890
Justice of the Peace 1898
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. 104.
BDWA II.
Metropolitan Cemetery Boards website. Accessed 22 January 2015. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00020134
Public Service lists 1911.
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia, PWH Thiel, Perth, 1901, p. 32.
Western Australian, 15 July 1918.
Further Information
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