The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856
Given Names: Walter Henry
Title and Honours: Sir (Knight Bachelor 1920; KCMG
Date and Place of Birth: 27 April 1874 - Longford, Tasmania
Date of Death: 1 June 1963 - Westbury, Tasmania
House of Assembly: 30 April 1909
Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)
Party: Anti-Socialist; Liberal (1912-19); Nationalist (1919-23);
Independent (1925-28); Liberal (1928-46)
Positions Held: Opposition Leader September 1915 to April
1916; July 1934 to July 1936
Minister: Premier 15 April 1916 to 12 August 1922; 14 August
1923 to 25 October 1923; 15 March 1934 to 22 June 1934
Date of Departure: 23 November 1946
Reason for Departure: Resigned.
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 308
|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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