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Surname: BESWICK
Given Names: Richard John (John)
Title and Honours: Mr, Hon (4 June 1991)
Date and Place of Birth: 7 December 1937 - Derby, Tasmania
Date of Death:

House of Assembly: 28 July 1979
Electorate: Bass
Party: Liberal
Positions Held: Minister 1982-89; Deputy Premier 1992-96
Date of Departure: 29 August 1998
Reason for Departure: Retired.

Comments: Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 4 June 1991.

Inaugural Speech - (12 September 1979)

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 625

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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