History Resources - Members of Parliament

James Thomas Robertson

James Thomas Robertson


Given Names: James Thomas

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1830

Date of Death: 19 September 1894 - Hobart, Tasmania



Legislative Council 16 July 1874

Electorate: Huon

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 23 June 1880

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Elected by 46 votes to 45, the casting vote of the returning officer.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 161

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.