The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856
Given Names: Henry
Title and Honours: Dr
Qualifications: MRCS (1843), FRCS (1849)
Date and Place of Birth: 16 November 1821 - Cornhill, London,
Date of Death: 22 August 1885 - Hobart, Tasmania
House of Assembly: (1) 12 September 1856 (2)
20 October 1866
Positions Held: Chair Committees 1861-62, 1866-69, 1876-77;
Speaker 1877-85; Minister 1869-72
Date of Departure: (1) 13 November 1862 (2) 22 August 1885
Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Died in office.
Legislative Council: 8 March 1854
Date of Departure: 1856
Reason for Departure: Parliament restructure.
Comments: Son of Gamaliel Butler MLC. While a minister he
was also appointed Surveyor-General and Director of Public Works, the
two most senior Public Service positions in his portfolio.
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: M
|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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