History Resources - Members of Parliament

Claude Ernest Weymouth James

 Claude Ernest Weymouth James

Surname: JAMES

Given Names: Claude Ernest Weymouth

Title and Honours: Sir (1941)


Date and Place of Birth: 24 February 1878 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death: 27 August 1961 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 3 June 1925

Electorate: Bass

Party: Liberal (1925-28); Nationalist (1928-37)

Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure: 20 February 1937

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Mayor Launceston 1924. Became Agent-General in London after retirement (1937-1950).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 394

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.