History Resources - Members of Parliament

Albert James Broadby

Albert James Broadby

Surname: BROADBY

Given Names: Albert James

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 10 August 1917 - Queenstown, Tasmania

Marriage (1): 1945, Sydney - (Jean Rees)

Marriage (2): 7 April 1984 - (Ruby Emma D'Alton, nee Hutchings)

Date of Death: 16 November 2012


Legislative Council: 29 June 1968

Electorate: Gordon

Party: Independent

Positions Held: President 5 June 1984 - 28 May 1988

Date of Departure: 28 May 1988

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Re-elected unopposed 1976. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 25 October 1988.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 570

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.