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MEMBERS OF TASMANIAN PARLIAMENT
AGE WHEN FIRST ELECTED

YOUNGEST MEMBERS OF TASMANIAN PARLIAMENT

MEMBER

AGE (YEARS)

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF ELECTION

HOUSE & SEAT

PARTY

SMITH, Matthew

20.5

22 Mar 1978

28 Aug 1998

HA

Franklin

Liberal

NEILSON, William (Bill)

21.2

27 Aug 1925

23 Nov 1946

HA

Franklin

ALP

WATKINS, Benjamin

22.3

26 Jul 1884

28 Oct 1906

HA

Queenstown

ALP

POLLEY, Michael R.

22.5

4 Nov 1949

22 Apr 1972

HA

Wilmot/Lyons

ALP

PEARSALL, Geoffrey A.

22.7

15 Sep 1946

10 May 1969

HA

Franklin

Liberal

GIDDINGS, Larissa (Lara)

23.3

14 Nov 1972

24 Feb 1996

HA

Lyons

ALP

OLDEST MEMBERS OF TASMANIAN PARLIAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME

MEMBER

AGE (YEARS)

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF ELECTION

HOUSE & SEAT

PARTY

FOSTER, John

76

c. 1792

23 Jul 1868

LC

Huon

Ind

WOOD, John D.

74

4 Jul 1829

9 Oct 1903

HA

Cumberland

Ind

YOUNG, Arthur

70

c. 1816

26 Jul 1886

HA

East Devon

Ind

 

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