History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Francis Gaha

John Francis Gaha

Surname: GAHA

Given Names: John Francis

Title and Honours: Dr

Qualifications: MB, ChB, BAO, DPH, LM, MRCS, LRCP

Date and Place of Birth: 14 April 1894 - Narrabri, NSW

Date of Death: 18 March 1966 - Hobart, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 6 May 1950

Electorate: Denison

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 2 May 1964

Reason for Departure: Retired

Legislative Council: 2 May 1933

Electorate: Hobart

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 10 July 1943

Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest federal seat of Denison. Successful.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 420

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.