History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Gerald Jack Breheny

John Gerald Jack Breheny

Surname: BREHENY

Given Names: John Gerald Jack

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 17 May 1910 - Toowoomba, Queensland

Date of Death: 11 February 2009 - Ulverstone, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 2 April 1951

Electorate: Braddon (Darwin)

Party: Liberal

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 22 March 1972

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Elected by recount following resignation of J.H. Chamberlain. Ulverstone Councillor from 1976 to 1991. Condolence Motion in HA 28 February 2009.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 512

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.