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Surname: SOUNDY
Given Names: John
Title and Honours: Sir (CBE 1943, Kt 1954): OStJ
Date and Place of Birth: 14 November 1878 - Dorchester, Dorstet, England
Date of Death: 25 October 1960 - Hobart, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 3 June 1925
Electorate: Denison
Party: Nationalist
Positions Held:
Minister: No
Date of Departure: 24 April 1946
Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest LC seat. Successful.

Legislative Council: 7 May 1946
Electorate: Hobart
Party: Independent
Positions Held: Chair Committees 9 March 1948 to 27 August 1952.
Minister: No
Date of Departure: 10 May 1952
Reason for Departure: Retired.

Comments: Lord Mayor Hobart 1938-46.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 395

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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