History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Anthony Coughlan

John Anthony Coughlan


Given Names: John Anthony

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 6 November 1934 - Chelsea, Victoria

Date of Death: 2 June 1991



House of Assembly: 16 May 1975

Electorate: Braddon (Darwin)

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Chair Committees 1977-79; Minister 1977-80

Date of Departure 8 February 1986

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


First elected by recount on resignation of Lloyd Costello.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 604


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.