Second Leake Ministry
The Second Leake Ministry was the fifth Ministry of the Government of Western Australia and was led by Premier George Leake, who had hitherto been the Leader of the Opposition. It succeeded the Morgans Ministry on 23 December 1901 after a series of ministerial by-elections to confirm that ministry resulted in half of the ministry being defeated by Opposition and Labour candidates. On 24 June 1902, Leake died unexpectedly at age 45, and a week later, Walter James was chosen to replace him and the James Ministry was sworn in on 1 July 1902.
The members of the Second Leake Ministry were:
|George Leake, MLA|
|Frederick Illingworth, MLA|
|Commissioner of Railways||Walter Kingsmill, MLA|
|Minister for Works||Hector Rason, MLA|
|Minister for Mines||Henry Gregory, MLA|
|Minister for Lands||Adam Jameson, MLC|
|Minister without portfolio||Joseph Holmes, MLA
Ephraim Clarke, MLC
- 1 Leake died in office on 24 June 1902.
- Black, David and Bolton, Geoffrey (2001). Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia, Volume One, 1870–1930 (Revised Edition ed.). Parliament House: Parliament of Western Australia. ISBN 0730738140.
- de Garis, Brian (1991). "Self-Government and Political Parties". In Black, David (ed.). The House on the Hill: A History of the Parliament of Western Australia 1832–1990. Perth, Western Australia: Parliament of Western Australia. ISBN 0-7309-3983-9.
- Bolton, Geoffrey; Mozley, Ann (1961). The Western Australian Legislature, 1870-1930. Canberra: Australian National University. (no ISBN)
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