The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856

Given Names: Benjamin James
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 1 December 1878 - Clarence Plains, Tasmania
Date of Death: 18 January 1951 - Kingston, Tasmania

House of Assembly: (1) 30 May 1928 (2) 9 June 1934
Electorate: Franklin
Party: Independent
Positions Held:
Minister: No
Date of Departure: (1) 9 May 1931 (2) 20 February 1937
Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Defeated.

Comments: Father of Thomas; grandfather of Geoffrey (MHAs).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 406

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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