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Surname: BEST
Given Names: Charles Robinson
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 14 June 1909 - Longford, Tasmania
Date of Death: 24 May 1996 Deloraine - Tasmania

House of Assembly: 6 May 1950
Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)
Party: Liberal
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 24 November 1958
Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest Meander (LC). Successful.

Legislative Council: 6 December 1958
Electorate: Meander
Party: Independent
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 22 May 1971
Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Comments: Son of Percival Best MLC Meander 1935-43; great-nephew of Jonathan Best MHA Deloraine 1894-1909, Wilmot 1909-13.
Condolence motion in HA 26 June 1996; LC 11 June 1996.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 507

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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