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Surname: PAYNE
Given Names: Herbert James Mockford
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 17 August 1866 - Hobart, Tasmania
Date of Death: 26 February 1944

House of Assembly: (1) 2 April 1903 (2) 30 April 1909
Electorate: (1) Burnie (2) Darwin (Braddon)
Party: Anti-Socialist; Liberal (1912)
Positions Held: Chair Committees 29 June 1909 to 30 April 1912
Minister: Yes
Date of Departure: (1) 30 April 1909 (2) 28 January 1920
Reason for Departure: (1) Seat abolished. (2) Resigned.

Comments: Senator 1920-38. Prime mover in push for compulsory voting. Father of Leslie Payne MHA 1924 to 1925.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 278

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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