History Resources - Members of Parliament

James Whyte

  James Whyte

Surname: WHYTE

Given Names:James

Title and Honours:Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 30 March 1820 - Greenlaw, Scotland

Date of Death:20 August 1882 - Hobart, Tasmania


Legislative Council:13 October 1856



Positions Held:Premier 1863-66, Chair Committees 1868-76

Date of Departure:26 April 1876

Reason for Departure: Retired.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 39

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.