History Resources - Members of Parliament

Arthur Benjamin Fenton

 Arthur Benjamin Fenton

Surname: FENTON

Given Names: Arthur Benjamin

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 21 October 1882 - Wynyard, Tasmania

Date of Death: 13 June 1962 - Devonport, Tasmania



Legislative Council: 2 May 1933

Electorate: Russell

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 11 May 1957

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Son of C.B.M. Fenton MHA. Succeeded in 1957 by nephew C.B.M. Fenton. Re-elected unopposed 1951.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 419

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.