History Resources - Members of Parliament

Kenneth Francis Lowrie

Kenneth Francis Lowrie


Given Names:Kenneth Francis

Title and Honours: Mr, Hon (7 July 1987)


Date and Place of Birth:4 September 1926 - Hobart Tasmania

Marriage:2 July 1955 - (Margaret Jean Singleton-Smith)

Date of Death:19 April 2012



Legislative Council:25 May 1968

Electorate: Buckingham

Party: Independent

Positions Held:Chair Committees July 1980 to May 1982; Leader for Govt 26 May 1982 to 24 May 1986

Date of Departure:24 May 1986

Reason for Departure:Defeated.


Mayor Glenorchy 1965-75. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 7 July 1987

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:568

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.