History Resources - Members of Parliament

Douglas Alfred Cashion

Douglas Alfred Cashion

Surname: CASHION

Given Names: Douglas Alfred

Title and Honours: AO (26 January 1978)


Date and Place of Birth: 23 January 1907 - Bothwell, Tasmania

Date of Death: 27 September 2004 - Hobart, Tasmania




House of Assembly: 19 September 1949

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 22 April 1972

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Elected by recount on death of Peter Pike. Condolence motion in HA 30 September 2004.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 504


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.