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Adolphus Frederick Rooke

Adolphus Frederick Rooke

Surname: ROOKE

Given Names: Adolphus Frederick

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1815 - Hartford, England

Date of Death: 12 December 1881 - Deloraine, Tasmania


House of Assembly (1) 15 September 1856 (2) 18 June 1868 (3) 8 September 1871

Electorate: (1) Deloraine (2) Deloraine (3) East Devon


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) November 1862 (2) January 1869 (3) September 1872

Reason for Departure: (2) Resigned.


Numerous family political connections.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 31

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.