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Given Names: Rupert Oakley
Title and Honours: Sir (Kt Cdr 1947)
Date and Place of Birth: 25 January 1883 - Hobart, Tasmania
Date of Death: 5 November 1962 - Hobart, Tasmania
Legislative Council: 4 May 1937
Positions Held: Chair Committees 1944-46; President 26 February
1946 to 13 May 1955.
Date of Departure: 14 May 1955
Reason for Departure: Retired.
Comments: Succeeded his father Louis Manton Shoobridge (MLC
Derwent 1921-37). Mother was daughter of Sir Philip Fysh (Premier 1877-78;
1887-92); uncle (William) was MHA Franklin 1916-31; cousin (Vincent) MHA
Franklin 1940-41; son Louis MLC Queenborough 1969-71.
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 440
|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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