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North Fremantle Mayors and Councillors

North Fremantle, originally part of Fremantle, broke away in October 1895 to become an independent municipality. The first mayor of North Fremantle was Daniel Keen Congdon. The two municipalities were reunited by an order of the Governor in Executive Council as from 1 November 1961. Wikipedia page for City of Fremantle

Daniel K Congdon, first mayor, 1895, also 1896, 1897, 1902, 1903

james pearseJames Pearse, NF councillor 1895-1917, mayor 1898-1901

rg oldhamRonald Oldham (1867-1937) mayor 1903

Patrick Hevron, NF councillor 1897-1920, mayor 1905-06

John Currie, mayor 1908-1910

WJ Craig, mayor 1915

Robert Bracks, councillor 1901-1924, mayor 1907-1908, 1919-1924, and 1931-1932. Bracks Street was named for him.

John McCabe was Secretary to the East Fremantle Football Club and Mayor of North Fremantle from 1924 to 1931. McCabe Street and McCabe Place, North Fremantle, are named after him.

turtonArthur Turton, councillor 1919-32, mayor 1943-1945

GF Dedman, mayor 1948-49

wm walterWilliam Walter (d.1977) NF councillor 1940-52, last mayor 1951-1961

G P Dedman, J P, was Mayor of North Fremantle in 1948/1949. The other Councillors are, clockwise from the top: S T Ruck; A G Pearse; Dr B J Hallion; H Welshman; C Gough; M J Corkhill; C P Rule; R J Staples; T E Gammon, Town Clerk; W H Walter. FHC 1948 photo by FR Peterson, Fremantle Library no. 1345.


North Fremantle Council in 1951. Fremantle Library Local History Collection image by FR Peterson #1855A and text: This was the Jubilee Year North Fremantle Council. Back row: from left: E T J Onions, Electrical Engineer; H R Lawrence, Works Foreman; Councillor C A Gough; Councillor M J Corkhill; Councillor H Welshman; Councillor W H Walter; Councillor E E Mofflin; Councillor C P Rule; Councillor A G Pearse, J P. Front row: Miss S Feeney, Clerk; L R Charlton, Mayor; T E Gammon, A F A A, Town Clerk; S W Parks, Assistant Town Clerk; Councillor R J Staples.

W. White was a councillor 1895-1922.

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