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PRESIDENTS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

PRESIDENT

ELECTORATE

TERM

HORNE, Thomas

Hobart

2 Dec 1856-2 Sep 1859

NAIRN, William E.

Meander

13 Sep 1859-25 Aug 1868

INNES, Frederick M.

South Esk

25 Aug 1868-4 Nov 1872

WILSON, James M.

Hobart

4 Nov 1872-29 Feb 1880

INNES, Frederick M.

South Esk

3 Mar 1880-11 May 1882

CHAPMAN, Thomas D.

Buckingham

11 Jul 1882-17 Feb 1884

GELLIBRAND, Walter A.

Derwent

1 Jul 1884-9 Jul 1889

MOORE, William

Russell

9 Jul 1889-20 Apr 1894

DOUGLAS, Ayde

Launceston

20 Apr 1894-2 May 1904

DODERY, William

Westmorland

10 May 1904-7 May 1907

GANT, Tetley*

Buckingham

9 Jul 1907-27 Jul 1926

PROPSTING, William B.

Hobart

27 Jul 1926-3 Dec 1937

MURDOCH, Thomas

Buckingham

7 Dec 1937-3 May 1944

EADY, Charles J.

Hobart

9 May 1944-20 Dec 1945

SHOOBRIDGE, Rupert O.

Derwent

26 Feb 1946-13 May 1955

GREEN, Geoffrey A.

Monmouth

17 May 1955-21 Apr 1959

BAKER, Henry S.

Queenborough

2 Jun 1959-20 Jul 1968

DAVIS, Walter J.

West Devon

3 Sep 1968-7 Oct 1971

McFIE, Hector

Mersey

12 Oct 1971-25 May 1972

FENTON, Charles B.

Russell

7 Jun 1972-22 May 1981

HODGMAN, William C.

Queenborough

9 Jun 1981-28 May 1983

BRAID, Henry W.

Mersey

7 Jun 1983-26 May 1984

BROADBY, Albert J.

Gordon

5 Jun 1984-28 May 1988

SHAW, George A.

Macquarie

21 Jun 1988-14 Jul 1992

STOPP, Eric John.

Queenborough

14 Jul 1992-27 May 1995

HOPE, Reginald T.

Meander

20 Jun 1995-31 May 1997

BAILEY, Raymond F.

Cornwall

17 Jun 1997-4 May 2002

WING, Donald G

Paterson

21 May 2002-10 June 2008

SMITH, Susan L.

Montgomery

10 Jun 2008-4 May 2013

WILKINSON, Jim

Nelson

21 May 2013-current

* Longest-serving President (19 years).

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