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Thomas John Knight

 Thomas John Knight

Surname: KNIGHT

Given Names: Thomas John

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: MA (Trinity College, Cambridge)

Date and Place of Birth: 1 November 1804 - Birlingham, Worcestershire, England

Date of Death: 25 April 1870 - Richmond, England


House of Assembly: 22 November 1862

Electorate: George Town


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: October 1865

Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Legislative Council: 14 October 1856

Electorate: Huon


Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure: May 1857

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


First member for Huon. Served term as Minister while not a member of Parliament.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 22

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.