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Surname: LEWIS
Given Names: Neil Elliott ('Elliott')
Title and Honours: Sir (KCMG 1902)
Qualifications: MA, BCL (Oxford 1885), MA and LLB (both "aeg" University of Tasmania 1890)
Date and Place of Birth: 27 October 1858 - Hobart, Tasmania
Date of Death: 22 September 1935 - Hobart, Tasmania

House of Assembly: (1) 26 July 1886 (2) 30 April 1909
Electorate: (1) Richmond (2) Denison
Party: Anti-Socialist (1909-12); Liberal (1912-19); Nationalist (1919-22)
Positions Held: Opposition Leader May 1894 to November 1897; October 1909.
Minister: Premier 12 October 1899 to 9 April 1903; 19 June 1909 to 20 October 1909; 27 October 1909 to 14 June-1912; various other portfolios.
Date of Departure: (1) April 1903 (2) 10 June 1922
Reason for Departure: (1) Retired.

Comments: Resigned as Premier after threat to his leadership.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 209

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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