The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856
Given Names: John William
Title and Honours: Sir (CMG 1904); Knight Bachelor
Date and Place of Birth: 1 December 1855 - Liverpool, England
Date of Death: 2 October 1943
House of Assembly: (1) 20 January 1897 (2) April
Electorate: (1) Kingborough (2) Franklin
Party: Anti-Socialist (1909-12); Liberal (1912-19); Nationalist
Positions Held: Speaker 1913-14; 1916-25: 1928-34.
Opposition Leader March-July 1904
Minister: Premier 11 July 1904 to 19 June 1909
Date of Departure: (1) April 1909 (2) 20 February 1937
Reason for Departure: (1) Seat abolished. Stood for new seat
of Franklin. Successful. (2) Retired.
Comments: Autobiography written 1934.
Longest serving member of Tasmanian Parliament (approx 40 years).
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 262
|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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