History Resources - Members of Parliament

William Percy Taylor

 William Percy Taylor

Surname: TAYLOR

Given Names: William Percy

Title and Honours: Lt-Col, MC


Date and Place of Birth: 15 March 1894 - Cobar, NSW

Date of Death: 2 September 1964



House of Assembly: 28 August 1940

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1943-46

Date of Departure: 23 November 1946

Reason for Departure: Defeated


Elected by recount on resignation of E.J. Ogilvie.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 446

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.