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Surname: CHAMP
Given Names: William Thomas Napier
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 15 April 1808 - Maldon, Essex, England
Date of Death: 25 August 1892 - Melbourne, Victoria

House of Assembly: 8 September 1856
Electorate: Launceston
Positions Held: Premier (First Tasmanian Premier 1 November 1856 - 26 February 1857) Opposition Leader February-April 1857
Date of Departure: May 1857
Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Comments: MLC 1852-56. Became Premier after first election.
Formerly colonial secretary to Governor Denison and Commandant of Port Arthur.
Returned to politics in Victoria (MLA 1871-73).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 11

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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