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Surname: DWYER
Given Names: John James
Title and Honours: Mr, VC
Date and Place of Birth: 9 March 1890 - Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Date of Death: 17 January 1962 - Bruny Island, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 9 May 1931
Electorate: Franklin
Party: ALP
Positions Held: Speaker 1942-48
Minister: Minister 1948-61
Date of Departure: 17 January 1962
Reason for Departure: Died in office.

Comments: Awarded Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery in Flanders 1917.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 414

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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