The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856

Surname: CROWTHER
Given Names: William Lodewyk
Title and Honours: Dr
Qualifications: MRCS, LRCP 1841 (London)
Date and Place of Birth: 15 April 1817 - Netherlands
Date of Death: 12 April 1885 - Hobart, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 27 October 1866
Electorate: Hobart Town
Party:
Positions Held: Premier 1878-79
Date of Departure: December 1866
Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Legislative Council: 22 March 1869
Electorate: Hobart
Party:
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 12 April 1885
Reason for Departure: Died in office.

Comments: Father of Edward Crowther MHA.
Suspended from medical practice for mutilation of body of 'last male Tasmanian aborigine'.
Crowther Collection at the State Library is named after him - http://www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/whathave/librarycoll/researchandref/wlcrowther .


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 93

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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