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Surname: DARLING
Given Names: Joseph
Title and Honours: Mr, CBE (1938)
Date and Place of Birth: 21 November 1870 - Glen Osmond, South Australia
Date of Death: 2 January 1946 - Hobart, Tasmania

Legislative Council: 3 May 1921
Electorate: Cambridge
Party: Independent
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 2 January 1946
Reason for Departure: Died in office.

Comments: Last surviving member of Australian Cricket X1 which toured England in 1896. Captained the Australian team while resident in Tasmania, though he only played for South Australia in interstate matches.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 370

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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