History Resources - Members of Parliament

Joseph James Britton

Joseph James Britton

Surname: BRITTON

Given Names: Joseph James

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 18 February 1911 - Launceston, Tasmania.

Date of Death: 28 March 1995



House of Assembly: (1) 2 May 1959 (2) 12 April 1975

Electorate: Braddon

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) 2 May 1964 (2) 11 December 1976

Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Defeated.


Elected second time on recount following resignation of Eric Reece. Condolence motion in HA 4 April 1995.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 536

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.