History Resources - Members of Parliament

Henry William (Harry) Braid

Henry William (Harry) Braid

Surname: BRAID

Given Names: Henry William (Harry)

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 11 June 1917 - Staverton, Tasmania

Father: Robert Braid

Mother: Sarah Ann Braid (Nee Day)

Marriage: 29 March 1947 - (Maisie Eileen Wyllie)

Children: 1 Son, 2 Daughters

Date of Death: 11 October 2001, Ulverstone

Legislative Council: 25 May 1972

Electorate: Mersey

Party: Independent

Positions Held: President 7 June 1983 - 26 May 1984

Date of Departure: 27 May 1990

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Father of Sue Napier MP; cousin of Ian Braid MHA. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 26 November 1990.

Condolence motion in LC 6 November 2001.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 597

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.