This Day in History: 1875-11-10

George Shenton was elected unopposed to the Legislative Council, representing Toodyay, replacing Edward Hamersley Jnr., who had retired. He held this seat until Dec. 1890 (when the new Parliament was enacted).

Sources:
Inquirer, 2 Nov. 1875, p.2.
Western Australian times, 12 Nov. 1875, p.2.
Alf T. Thomas.  A history of Toodyay. Toodyay Road Board, 1949, p.17.
WA Parliament Members’ Biographical Register:
https://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/parliament/library/MPHistoricalData.nsf/(Lookup)/32987EB8425F6F6A482577E50028A7BC?OpenDocument