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Members’ biographical register


John Elliott Richardson


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 31 May 1843
Place: Tasmania, Australia
Arrival in WA
March 1865 on Maria Ross and settled in North West
Parents
Son of Reverend Thomas Elliot, Presbyterian minister, and Jane Anderson
Marriage and Family
Married 16 June 1877, District Registry Office, Cossack, Roebourne, Mary McKenzie (born circa 1848 and died circa November 1938), daughter of Thomas
Children: five sons and two daughters

Brother of Alexander Robert Richardson, farmer and politician
Death
Date: 20 June 1914
Place: Mulyie Station, Pilbara, Western Australia
Cemetery: Mulyie Station, Pilbara, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Victoria
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Helped brother established and acquire Pyramid Station on George River
1876–1907 managed Pyramid station and then owned also Pippingarra station, Port Hedland
Pearling interests
Invested in property and lived in Claremont later Broomehill
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Claremont Road Board 1893–1895
Party
Date Elected
16 July 1894
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1904
Electorate
North
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC North Province 16 July 1894–30 May 1904
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Family returned to England then to Victoria
Arrived in Western Australia March 1865 on Maria Ross and settled in North West
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. 169.
Further Information
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