History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Compton Gregson

  John Compton Gregson

Surname: GREGSON

Given Names: John Compton

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: BA (London)

Date and Place of Birth: Uncertain. (Baptised 21 March 1821)

Date of Death: 16 December 1867 - Hobart, Tasmania

House of Assembly: : 13 September 1856

Electorate: Norfolk Plains

Party: Independent

Positions Held: Attorneys-General, February 1857 to April 1857. Minister

Date of Departure: 11 May 1859

Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Legislative Council: : 11 May 1859

Electorate: Cambridge

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 18 January 1864

Reason for Departure: Retired.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 16

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.


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