History Resources - Members of Parliament

Matthew John Clarke

Matthew John Clarke

Surname: CLARKE

Given Names: Matthew John

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: BA (Royal Ireland University, Dublin), BA ("aeg" University of Tasmania 1896)

Date and Place of Birth: 7 March 1863 - Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland

Date of Death: 13 April 1923 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 20 January 1897

Electorate: Launceston


Positions Held:

Date of Departure 9 March 1900

Reason for Departure: Retired.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 237


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.