History Resources - Members of Parliament

Robert Shorthouse Robertson

Robert Shorthouse Robertson


Given Names: Robert Shorthouse

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 31 December 1887 - Hamilton, Tasmania

Date of Death: 26 August 1960 - Launceston, Tasmania


House of Assembly 23 November 1946

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: Liberal

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 6 May 1950

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 489

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.