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Given Names: Reginald John David (Spot)
Title and Honours: Dr, Hon (13 August 2001)
Qualifications: MB, BS
Date and Place of Birth: 21 February 1908 - Shanghai, China
Date of Death: 17 July 2006 (Melbourne, Victoria)

House of Assembly: 23 November 1946
Electorate: Bass
Party: ALP 1946-59; Independent 1959-61
Positions Held: Minister 1948-59; Treasurer 1956-59
Date of Departure: 30 October 1961
Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest Senate election. Successful.

Comments: Senator 1962-74. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 13 August 2001.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 492

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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