History Resources - Members of Parliament

Thomas Jerome Kingston Bakhap

Thomas Jerome Kingston Bakhap

Surname: BAKHAP

Given Names: Thomas Jerome Kingston

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 29 October 1866 - Ballarat, Victoria

Date of Death: 18 August 1923 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 30 April 1909

Electorate: Bass

Party: Anti-Socialist, Liberal (from 1912)

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 23 January 1913

Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest Senate election. Successful.


Son of Chinese father, European mother. Liberal Senator 1913-23. Died in office.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 309

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.