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Surname: WOODS
Given Names: Walter Alan
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 28 December 1861 - Oakleigh, Victoria
Date of Death: 28 February 1939 - Hobart, Tasmania

House of Assembly: (1) 29 March 1906 (2) 30 April 1909 (3) 3 June 1925
Electorate: (1) North Hobart (2) Denison (3) Denison
Party: ALP
Positions Held: Chair Committees 1925-26; Speaker 1914-16, 1926-28
Date of Departure: (1) 30 April 1909 (2) 21 March 1917 (3) 9 May 1931
Reason for Departure: (1) Seat abolished. Stood for Denison. Successful. (2) Resigned to contest Senate election. Unsuccessful. (3) Defeated.

Born Walter William Head; used various names in course of sometimes mysterious life.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:

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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