This Day in History: 1901-03-29

The first Federal election was held in Western Australia. Sir John Forrest was elected unopposed for the Swan Electorate, which included the Toodyay district at that time.

A.H. Chate et al. Date it! Friends of Battye Library, 1991, p. 32.
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