History Resources - Members of Parliament

Ernest William Turner

 Ernest William Turner

Surname: TURNER

Given Names: Ernest William

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: MA (1898), LLM (1911), BA (1895) - University of Tasmania

Date and Place of Birth: 15 July 1876 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death: 7 December 1943 - Hobart, Tasmania



House of Assembly: (1) 9 May 1931 (2) 2 June 1941

Electorate: Denison

Party: Nationalist

Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure:

Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Defeated.


Elected second time by recount on resignation of A.N. Lewis.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 417

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.