History Resources - Members of Parliament

John William Cheek

John William Cheek

Surname: CHEEK

Given Names: John William

Title and Honours: Mr, CBE


Date and Place of Birth:15 February 1855 - At sea on board 'Whirlwind' en route to Tasmania

Date of Death: 26 February 1942



Legislative Council:(1) 7 May 1907 (2) 15 November 1919

Electorate: Westmorland

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure (1) 6 May 1913 (2) 26 February 1942

Reason for Departure: (1) Resigned. (2) Died in office.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 307


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.