History Resources - Members of Parliament

Lancelot Thomas Spurr

Lancelot Thomas Spurr

Surname: SPURR

Given Names: Lancelot Thomas

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 17 March 1897 - Deloraine, Tasmania

Date of Death: 30 May 1965 - Melbourne, Victoria




House of Assembly: 8 May 1941

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Chair Committees 1948-50; Speaker 7 June 1950 - 12 April 1955

Date of Departure: 13 October 1956

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 452

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.