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Surname: LYONS
Given Names: Joseph Aloysius
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 15 September 1879 - Stanley, Tasmania
Date of Death: 7 April 1939 - Sydney, NSW

House of Assembly: 30 April 1909
Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)
Party: ALP
Positions Held: Opposition Leader 2 November 1916 to October 1923; July 1928 to September 1929.
Minister: Premier 25 October 1923 to 15 June 1928; various other portfolios
Date of Departure: 13 September 1929
Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest Federal seat. Successful.

Comments: Husband of Dame Enid Lyons MHR; Father of Brendan Lyons MHA. See also J.A. Lyons: A Political Biography, Philip Hart (1967).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 315

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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