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Surname: ABBOTT
Given Names: Nigel Drury Gresley
Title and Honours: Dr, HON 15 April 1991
Qualifications: MB, BS, LLB
Date and Place of Birth: 29 March 1920 - Clunes, Victoria
Marriage: 27 August 1948 - (Jocelyn Butler)
Date of Death:
13 November 2011

House of Assembly: 2 May 1964
Electorate: Denison
Party: Liberal
Positions Held: Minister 1969-72
Date of Departure: 22 April 1972
Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Comments: Resigned from Government to stand as independent after failing to get road safety measures through. Served in Vietnam as Head of a Military Aid Mission for three months in 1968. Examiner, 23 May 1968.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 562

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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