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Surname: BETHUNE
Given Names: Walter Angus
Title and Honours: Sir (1979), Hon (24 July 1975)
Date and Place of Birth: 10 September 1908 - Sheffield, Tasmania
Date of Death: 22 August 2004

House of Assembly: 23 November 1946.
Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)
Party: Liberal
Positions Held: Opposition Leader 1960-69
Minister: Premier & Treasurer 26 May 1969 to 3 May 1972
Date of Departure: 30 June 1975
Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Comments: Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 24 July 1975. State funeral 27 August 2004.
Condolence motion in HA 24 August 2004; LC 12 October 2004.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 480

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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