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Surname: BARKER
Given Names: John Scott
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 3 July 1947 - Hobart, Tasmania
Date of Death:

House of Assembly: 29 September 1987
Electorate: Denison
Party: Liberal
Positions Held: Chair Committees 1992-95; Minister 1995-96
Date of Departure: 24 February 1996
Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Comments: Elected by recount on resignation of Geoff Davis. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 30 May 2005.

Inaugural Speech (6 October 1987)

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 670

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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