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Louis Manton Shoobridge

Louis Manton Shoobridge


Given Names: Louis Manton

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 25 October 1851 - New Norfolk, Tasmania

Date of Death: 12 March 1939 - Hobart, Tasmania



Legislative Council: 3 February 1921

Electorate: Derwent

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 4 May 1937

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Son of Ebenezer (MHA New Norfolk 1882-86); brother of William (MHA Franklin 1916-31); father of Rupert (MLC Derwent 1937-55); grandfather of Louis (MLC Queenborough 1968-71).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 371

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.