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Surname: DICKER
Given Names: David Edward
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 21 April 1882 - Clarence, Tasmania
Date of Death: 7 February 1967 - Gordon, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 30 April 1909
Electorate: Franklin
Party: ALP
Positions Held:
Date of Departure: 10 June 1922
Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Comments: Charged with treason in 1917 after making anti-British statements; removed from Public Works Committee as a result (Public Works Committee Amendment Act 1917).
Expelled from ALP in 1922 but later re-admitted.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:

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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