History Resources - Members of Parliament

Percival Clarence Best

Percival Clarence Best

Surname: BEST

Given Names: Percival Clarence

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 21 March 1873 - Westbury, Tasmania

Date of Death:14 April 1943 - Hobart, Tasmania.



House of Assembly: 30 May 1928

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: Nationalist

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 9 May 1931

Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Legislative Council: 7 May 1935

Electorate: Meander

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 14 April 1943

Reason for Departure: Died in office.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 401

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.