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Surname: DOBSON
Given Names: Alfred
Title and Honours: Sir (CMG, KC 1907)
Date and Place of Birth: 18 August 1848 - Hobart, Tasmania
Date of Death: 5 December 1908 - England

House of Assembly: 14 June 1877
Electorate: Glenorchy
Positions Held: Speaker 1885-87; Opposition Leader 1882-85; Attorney-General 1877-78
Date of Departure: May 1887
Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Comments: Brother of Henry Dobson (MHA Senator).
Agent-General in London 1901-08. Drowned in English Channel.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: N

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.
Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.
Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968.
Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.
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