History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Harold Brown

John Harold Brown

Surname: BROWN

Given Names: John Harold

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 2 June 1886 - Winkleigh, Tasmania

Date of Death: 9 May 1974


House of Assembly: 1 July 1948

Electorate: Franklin

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 21 August 1948

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Elected by recount following death of Edward Brooker. Shortest term of any member of House of Assembly (7 weeks).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 497

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.