History Resources - Members of Parliament

Alexander Arthur Evans

 Alexander Arthur Evans

Surname: EVANS

Given Names: Alexander Arthur

Title and Honours: Mr, DSO, MC


Date and Place of Birth: 3 November 1881 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death: 3 June 1955 - Hobart, Tasmania



Legislative Council: 5 May 1936

Electorate: Launceston

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 5 May 1942

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Distinguished military career including Military Cross at Lone Pine 1915.

Mayor of Launceston 1926.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 432

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.