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Thomas Reibey

Thomas Reibey

Surname: REIBEY

Given Names: Thomas

Title and Honours: Rev. MA

Qualifications: MA

Date and Place of Birth: 24 September 1821 - Hadspen, Tasmania

Date of Death: 10 February 1912 - Hadspen, Tasmania


House of Assembly 18 May 1874

Electorate: Westbury


Positions Held: Speaker 12 July 1887 to 30 April 1891; Opposition Leader August 1875 to July 1876; September 1877 to December 1878; July 1885 to August 1886; May 1901 to October 1901. Premier 20 July 1876 to 9 August 1877

Date of Departure: April 1903

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Owned Entally House and 'The Oaks' at Westbury.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: O

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.