Walter Nairn

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Walter Nairn
Walter Nairn.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Perth
In office
12 October 1929 – 21 August 1943
Preceded by Edward Mann
Succeeded by Tom Burke
10th Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives
In office
20 November 1940 – 21 June 1943
Preceded by George Bell
Succeeded by Sol Rosevear
Personal details
Born 1879 (1879)
Alberton, Victoria, Australia
Died 12 December 1958(1958-12-12) (aged 78–79)
Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Nationalist (1929–31)
UAP (1931–43)

Walter Maxwell Nairn (1879[1] – 12 December 1958) was a Nationalist and United Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1929 to 1943, representing the Division of Perth, Western Australia. He was with the Nationalist Party from 1929 to 1931 and spent the remainder of his term with the United Australia Party.[2]

He was the Speaker of the House from 1940 to 1943. He was defeated at the 1943 election.


  1. ^ Brady Family Tree in Western Australia
  2. ^ "Members of the House of Representatives since 1901". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 2007-11-17. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
George Bell
Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Sol Rosevear
Preceded by
Edward Mann
Member for Perth
Succeeded by
Tom Burke