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William Robinson

William Robinson


Given Names: William

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 17 July 1879 - Lefroy, Tasmania

Date of Death: 16 September 1960 - Latrobe, Tasmania



Legislative Council (1) 5 May 1942 (2) 1946

Electorate: (1) Launceston (2) Cornwall

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) 1946 (2) 8 May 1948

Reason for Departure: (1) Seat transferred to Cornwall. (2) Defeated.


First member for new seat of Cornwall.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 457

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.