History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Featherstone Ockerby

John Featherstone Ockerby

Surname: OCKERBY

Given Names: John Featherstone

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1864 - Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death: 1 July 1951 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 30 May 1928

Electorate: Bass

Party: Nationalist

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 23 November 1946

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Mayor of Launceston (1925, 1939)

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 404

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.