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John Warrington Rogers

John Warrington Rogers

Surname: ROGERS

Given Names: John Warrington

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: MA (Oxford 1854) MA ("aeg" University of Melbourne 1867)

Date and Place of Birth: 1822 - England

Date of Death: 10 February 1906 - Ealing, England


House of Assembly 8 September 1856

Electorate: Launceston


Positions Held: Minister, first Solicitor-General until post was made non-political.

Date of Departure: 16 November 1857

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


Mr Rogers was also a Judge of County Courts in Victoria from 1858 to 1878 and appointed Queen’s Counsel for Victoria in 1878.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 32

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.