History Resources - Members of Parliament

Ronald Cornish

Ronald Cornish

Surname: CORNISH

Given Names: Ronald

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 21 March 1944 - Burnie, Tasmania

Date of Death:


House of Assembly: 11 December 1976

Electorate: Braddon

Party: Liberal

Positions Held:Speaker 1986-88; Minister 1988-89, 1992-98

Date of Departure 29 August 1998

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 5 February 1991.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 612


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.