History Resources - Members of Parliament

Raymond John Groom

   Raymond John Groom

Surname: GROOM

Given Names: Raymond John

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable

Qualifications: LLB

Date and Place of Birth: 3 September 1944 - Elsternwick, Victoria

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: : 8 February 1986

Electorate: Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Premier 17 February 1992 to 18 March 1996; various other portfolios

Date of Departure: 9 August 2001

Reason for Departure: Retired

Inaugural Speech (19 March 1986)


Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 5 December 1978 for service as Federal minister.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 658

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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