History Resources - Members of Parliament

Louis Manton Shoobridge

Louis Manton Shoobridge


Given Names: Louis Manton

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 25 October 1920 - New Town, Hobart, Tasmania.

Date of Death: 20 May 2005




Legislative Council: 28 September 1968

Electorate: Queenborough

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 22 May 1971

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Son of Sir Rupert Shoobridge MLC (Derwent 1938-55). Many other family political connections. Elected on death of Sir Henry Baker.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 571

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.