History Resources - Members of Parliament

Paul Anthony Lennon

Paul Anthony Lennon

Surname: LENNON

Given Names:Paul Anthony

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 8 October 1955 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly:16 October 1990



Positions Held: Deputy Premier; Acting Premier 23 February 2004; Premier and Treasurer 22 March 2004

Date of Departure:26 May 2008

Reason for Departure:Resigned.

Inaugural Speech (31 October 1990)


Elected by recount on resignation of Ken Wriedt. Succeeded Jim Bacon on his resignation due to ill health. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 23 July 2008.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 686

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.