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SPEAKERS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

SPEAKER

PARTY

ELECTORATE

TERM

FENTON, Michael

N/A

New Norfolk

2 Dec 1856-8 May 1861

OFFICER, Robert

N/A

Glenorchy

15 Aug 1861-20 Apr 1877

BUTLER, Henry

N/A

Brighton

24 Apr 1877-21 Jul 1885

DOBSON, Alfred

N/A

Glenorchy

21 Jul 1885-31 May 1887

REIBEY, Thomas

N/A

Westbury

12 Jul 1887-30 Apr 1891

BROWN, Nicholas J.

N/A

Cumberland

7 Jul 1891-2 Dec 1893

BIRD, Bolton S.

Revenue Tariffs

Franklin

28 Feb 1894-8 Mar 1897

BROWN, Nicholas J.

N/A

Cumberland

9 Mar 1897-22 Sep 1903

DAVIES, John G.

Anti-Socialist
Liberal

Denison

29 Sep 1903-27 Dec 1912

EVANS, John W.

Anti-Socialist
Liberal
Nationalist

Franklin

22 Apr 1913-24 Mar 1914

WOODS, Walter A.

ALP

Denison

25 Mar 1914-9 Feb 1916

EVANS, John W.

Anti-Socialist
Liberal
Nationalist

Franklin

16 May 1916-27 Jul 1925

O'KEEFE, Michael I.

ALP

Wilmot

28 Jul 1925-2 Oct 1926

WOODS, Walter A.

ALP

Denison

13 Oct 1926-16 Jul 1928

EVANS, John W.

Anti-Socialist
Liberal
Nationalist

Franklin

17 Jul 1928-17 Jul 1934

O'KEEFE, David J.

ALP

Wilmot

18 Jul 1934-9 Feb 1942

DWYER, John J.

ALP

Franklin

10 Feb 1942-29 Jun 1948

PIKE, Peter P.

ALP

Wilmot

29 Jun 1948-3 Sep 1949

WEDD, William G.

ALP

Wilmot

13 Sep 1949-6 Jun 1950

SPURR, Lancelot T.

Independent

Denison

7 Jun 1950-12 Apr 1955

STRUTT, Horace W.

Liberal

Denison

13 Apr 1955-28 Oct 1956

LYONS, Kevin O.

Liberal

Braddon

29 Oct 1956-1 Jun 1959

AYLETT, Charley B.

ALP

Denison

2 Jun 1959-1 May 1964

MADDEN, John L.

ALP

Bass

25 Jun 1964-9 May 1969

INGAMELLS, Christopher R.

Liberal

Wilmot

17 Jun 1969-6 Jun 1972

BARNARD, Eric W.

ALP

Franklin

7 Jun 1972-6 May 1975

HOLGATE, Harold N.

ALP

Bass

6 May 1975-21 Dec 1976

DAVIES, Ronald Glen

ALP

Braddon

14 Feb 1977-10 Sep 1979

LOHREY, Andrew B.

ALP

Wilmot

11 Sep 1979-25 Feb 1980

DAVIES, Ronald Glen

ALP

Braddon

5 Mar 1980-14 Jun 1982

BUSHBY, Maxwell H.

Liberal

Bass

15 Jun 1982-8 Feb 1986

CORNISH, Ronald

Liberal

Braddon

12 Mar 1986-1 Nov 1988

RUNDLE, Anthony M.

Liberal

Braddon

9 Nov 1988-27 Jun 1989

POLLEY, Michael R.

ALP

Lyons

28 Jun 1989-13 Apr 1992

PAGE, Graeme R.

Liberal

Lyons

14 Apr 1992-23 Feb 1996

MADILL, Francis L.

Liberal

Bass

23 Apr 1996-5 Oct 1998

POLLEY, Michael R. *

ALP

Lyons

6 Oct 1998-15 Mar 2014

 

 

 

 

*  Longest-serving Speaker (18.7 years).

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