The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856

Surname: SMITH
Given Names: Francis Villeneuve
Title and Honours: Sir (1862)
Date and Place of Birth: 13 February 1819 - Lindfield, Sussex, England
Date of Death: 17 January 1909 - Kent, England

House of Assembly: 14 May 1857
Electorate: Fingal
Positions Held:
Minister: Premier 12 May 1857 to 1 November 1860
Date of Departure: 1 November 1860
Reason for Departure: Resigned on being appointed Puisne Judge of Supreme Court.

Legislative Council: September 1856
Electorate: Hobart Town
Party: Independent
Positions Held:
Minister: Yes
Date of Departure: May 1857
Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest HA. Successful.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 34

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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