History Resources - Members of Parliament

William Henry Fairfax Calvert

William Henry Fairfax Calvert

Surname: CALVERT

Given Names: William Henry Fairfax

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 14 February 1871 - South Arm, Tasmania

Date of Death: 8 June 1942 - Hobart, Tasmania



Legislative Council: 2 December 1924

Electorate: Huon

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 5 May 1942

Reason for Departure:Retired.


Succeeded his brother, David Charles Hedley Calvert.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 399


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.