Harrie Seward

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Harrie Seward
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Senator for Western Australia
In office
28 April 1951 – 23 July 1958
Succeeded by Tom Drake-Brockman
Personal details
Born (1884-02-26)26 February 1884
Rochester, Victoria
Died 23 July 1958(1958-07-23) (aged 74)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Country Party
Occupation Farmer

Harrie Stephen Seward (26 February 1884 – 23 July 1958) was an Australian politician. Born at Rochester, Victoria, he was educated in Ballarat at St Patrick's College. He became a bank officer, and moved to Western Australia, becoming a farmer at Pingelly from 1913. He served in the military 1915-1919. In 1933 he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly as the Country Party member for Pingelly, serving as Minister for Railways and Transport from 1947 until 1948. In 1950, he left the Assembly, and in 1951 was elected to the Australian Senate as a Country Party Senator for Western Australia. He held the seat until his death in 1958.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-19.