History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Lewis Madden

John Lewis Madden

Surname: MADDEN

Given Names: John Lewis

Title and Honours: Mr, JP


Date and Place of Birth: 8 July 1896 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death: 16 July 1971 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: (1) 26 June 1936 (2) 23 December 1957

Electorate: Bass

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Speaker 25 June 1964 to 9 May 1969, Minister

Date of Departure: (1) 13 October 1956 (2) 10 May 1969

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


First elected by recount on death of V.J. Shaw. Elected second time by recount following death of H.C. Barnard.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 433

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.