The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856
Given Names: Walter Alan
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 28 December 1861 - Oakleigh,
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
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.
Comments: Born Walter William Head; used various names in
course of sometimes mysterious life.
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 299/365
|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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