History Resources - Members of Parliament

Allan John Foster

 Allan John Foster

Surname: FOSTER

Given Names: Allan John

Title and Honours: Dr

Qualifications: MB, BS, FRCP

Date and Place of Birth: 4 September 1925 - Scottsdale, Tasmania

Date of Death: 15 January 1987



House of Assembly: 10 May 1969

Electorate: Bass

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1972-74

Date of Departure: 11 December 1976

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Resigned from Cabinet 15 July 1974 after car accident. Condolence motion in HA 4 March 1987.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 581

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.