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Surname: ARCHER
Given Names: William
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 16 May 1820 - Launceston, Tasmania
Date of Death: 15 October 1874 - Cressy, Tasmania

Legislative Council: 1 December 1851
Electorate: Westbury
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 1855
Reason for Departure: Resigned.

House of Assembly: (1) 28 April 1860 (2) 5 October1866
Electorate: (1) Devon (2) Deloraine
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: (1) May 1862 (2) April 1868
Reason for Departure: (1) Resigned. (2) Resigned.

Comments: Numerous Archer family political connections. Family story broadcast as part of ABC Dynasties series 21 November 2005.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 52

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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