History Resources - Members of Parliament

William Dawson Guesdon

   William Dawson Guesdon

Surname: GUESDON

Given Names: William Algernon

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 6 September 1848 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death: 21 December 1926 - Hobart, Tasmania




House of Assembly: (1) 25 May 1882 (2) 9 March 1900

Electorate: (1) Central Hobart (2) Hobart


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) July 1886 (2) April 1903

Reason for Departure: (1) Seat abolished. (2) Resigned to contest East Hobart. Defeated.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 187

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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