Samuel Joseph Fortescue Moore
| || Date: 3 April 1846|
Place: Oakover, Middle Swan, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
|Son of Samuel, farmer, and Dora Mary Jane Dalgety, brother of William Dalgety |
Marriage and Family
|Married 9 February 1870, Fremantle Congregational Church to Eliza Mary Johnston (born 12 July 1844 and died 24 November 1933), daughter of Reverend Joseph and Harriet Platt|
Children: four sons and six daughters
|Date: 9 May 1921|
Place: Claremont, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
|Church of England|
|Educated Bishop Hale’s School, Perth|
|Public servant, postmaster and businessperson|
|1861–1863 served in public service|
1863–1867 with FT Gregory assisted with first survey of Darling Downs in Queensland
Became merchant and postmaster at Dongara, also grazing at Cadgy-Cadgy station
1872–1874 postmaster at Dongara
Director of WA Bank (retired 1920)
Commissioner Supreme Court of WA
Local Government Service
|Greenough Road Board chairman 1873|
Claremont Road Board chairman
|24 June 1904|
|No inaugural speech given|
|Search for speeches by Samuel Moore|
- MLA Irwin 24 June 1904–21 October 1914
- Contested Irwin 21 October 1914
- Contested Senate (WA) 16 December 1903
Private Member's Bills
|1870 member Greenough Board of Education|
1876 Justice of the Peace
Retired to Claremont 1901
President WA Pastoralists’ Association
|Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930.|
Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, Vol 1, p. 349.
Burke. Genealogical and Heraldic History of Colonial gentry Vol 2, p. 525–26.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Vol 3.
Twentieth century impressions of Western Australia, p. 587.
West Australian, 16 May 1921.