History Resources - Members of Parliament

Dennis Gannon Lonergan

Dennis Gannon Lonergan


Given Names:Dennis Gannon

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth:30 March 1906 - Deloraine, Tasmania

Date of Death: 15 September 1965 - New Norfolk, Tasmania



Legislative Council: (1) 8 May 1945 (2) 8 May 1945

Electorate:(1) Hobart (2) Newdegate


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) 1946 (2) 12 May 1951

Reason for Departure:(1) Seat abolished. (2) Defeated.


One of three 'Hobart' seats; abolished 1946. The seat was transferred to Newdegate so he became the first member for new seat of Newdegate, deemed to have been elected at time of election to Hobart.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 470

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.