Electoral district of East Perth

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East Perth
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1890–1962
Namesake East Perth

East Perth was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1890 to 1962.

Based in inner urban Perth, the district was one of the original 30 seats contested at the 1890 election. The district's member from 1894 to 1904 was Walter James, who served as Premier of Western Australia from 1902 to 1904. When the district was abolished at the 1962 election, its member at the time, Herb Graham of the Labor Party, transferred to the new seat of Balcatta.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Alfred Canning Unaligned 1890–1894
  Walter James Opposition 1894–1904
  John Hardwick Ministerial 1904–1911
  Titus Lander Labor 1911–1914
  John Hardwick Liberal 1914–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1921
  Jack Simons Labor 1921–1922
  Independent 1922
  Nationalist 1922
  Thomas Hughes Labor 1922–1926
  Ind. Labor 1926–1927
  James Kenneally Labor 1927–1936
  Thomas Hughes Ind. Labor 1936–1943
  Herb Graham Labor 1943–1962