Electoral district of Alexandra

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South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
State South Australia
Created 1902
Abolished 1993

Alexandra was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1902 to 1992, and was formed when the electoral districts of Encounter Bay, Mount Barker and Noarlunga were amalgamated.[1] The district included the Fleurieu Peninsula, to the south of Adelaide.[citation needed]

Alexandra was renamed Finniss at the 1993 state election.

Members for Alexandra[edit]

Member 1 Party Term Member 2 Party Term Member 3 Party Term Member 4 Party Term
William Blacker 1902–1913   Alexander McDonald 1902–1915   George Ritchie 1902–1922   Charles Tucker 1902–1906
  Percival Heggaton 1906–1915
  George Laffer 1913–1922
  Archibald Peake 1915–1920
Three members only from 1915
  Herbert Hudd 1920–1922
  LF 1922–1932   LF 1922–1932
  Percival Heggaton LF 1923–1932
  LCL 1932–1933   LCL 1932–1938   LCL 1932–1938
  George Connor Ind 1934–1941
Single member from 1938
  Herbert Hudd LCL 1941–1948
  David Brookman LCL 1948–1973
  Ted Chapman LCL 1973–1976
  Lib 1976–1992
  Dean Brown Lib 1992–1993


  1. ^ "Death of Sir George Ritchie". Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA: National Library of Australia). 10 August 1944. p. 1. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

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