The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856
Given Names: Kenneth Shaw
Title and Honours: Mr, Hon (19 December 1972)
Date and Place of Birth: 11 July 1927 - Melbourne, Victoria
Date of Death: 18 October 2010 - Hobart, Tasmania
House of Assembly: 15 May 1982
Positions Held: Opposition
Leader 1982-86; Minister 1989-90
Date of Departure: 5 October 1990
Reason for Departure: Resigned.
Comments: Named and suspended for saying Premier Robin Gray was 'born and bred in the gutter' 20 April 1983. Father of Paula Wriedt MP.
Senator 1 July 1968 to 25 September 1980. Condolence Motion in HA 20 October 2010. Memorial Service Federation Concert Hall 27 October 2010. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 19 December 1972.
House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 642
|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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