History Resources - Members of Parliament

George Shields

George Shields

Surname: SHIELDS

Given Names: George

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 6 November 1854 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death: 7 May 1933 - Launceston, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 24 September 1923

Electorate: Bass

Party: Nationalist

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 3 June 1925

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Elected by recount on resignation of J. Hays.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 386

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.