History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Soundy

John Soundy

Surname: SOUNDY

Given Names: John

Title and Honours: Sir (CBE 1943, Kt 1954): OStJ


Date and Place of Birth: 14 November 1878 - Dorchester, Dorstet, England

Date of Death: 25 October 1960 - Hobart, Tasmania





House of Assembly: 3 June 1925

Electorate: Denison

Party: Nationalist

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 24 April 1946

Reason for Departure: Resigned to contest LC seat. Successful.

Legislative Council: 7 May 1946

Electorate: Hobart

Party: Independent

Positions Held: Chair Committees 9 March 1948 to 27 August 1952.

Date of Departure: 10 May 1952

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Lord Mayor Hobart 1938-46.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 395

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.