Members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly, 1913–1916

This is a list of members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly between the 23 January 1913 election and the 25 March 1916 election. On 6 April 1914, John Earle, leader of the Labor Party, formed a government and led for the rest of the term.

Name Party Division Years in office
Arthur Anderson[6] Labor Bass 1913–1915
Vincent Barker Labor Denison 1912–1916
George Becker Labor Bass 1912–1931; 1934–1941
James Belton Labor Darwin 1909–1931
Jonathan Best[1] Liberal Wilmot 1894–1897; 1899–1912; 1913
Ernest Blyth[1] Liberal Wilmot 1913–1925
Arthur Cotton Liberal Franklin 1913–1916; 1917–1919
John Davies[3] Liberal Denison 1884–1913
David Dicker Labor Franklin 1909–1922
John Earle Labor Franklin 1906–1917
John Evans Liberal Franklin 1897–1937
Norman Ewing[7] Liberal Franklin 1909–1915
William Fullerton Liberal Denison 1913–1919
Lyndhurst Giblin Labor Denison 1913–1916
John Hayes Liberal Bass 1913–1923
Herbert Hays Liberal Wilmot 1911–1922
Charles Howroyd Labor Bass 1906–1917
Walter Lee Liberal Wilmot 1909–1946
Elliott Lewis Liberal Denison 1886–1903; 1909–1922
Joseph Lyons Labor Wilmot 1909–1929
James McDonald Labor Bass 1915–1916
Alexander Marshall[5] Liberal Bass 1914–1925
George Martin Labor Franklin 1912–1916
Edward Mulcahy[4] Liberal Wilmot 1891–1903; 1910–1919
James Ogden[2] Labor Darwin 1906–1922
Michael O'Keefe Labor Wilmot 1912–1926
Herbert Payne Liberal Darwin 1903–1920
George Pullen Liberal Darwin 1912–1916; 1919–1922
Daniel Ryan[7] Liberal Franklin 1915–1916
Robert Sadler Liberal Bass 1900–1912; 1913–1922
William Sheridan[3] Labor Denison 1909–1913; 1914–1928
Albert Solomon[5] Liberal Bass 1909–1914
Benjamin Watkins Labor Darwin 1906–1917; 1919–1922;
1925–1934
Joshua Whitsitt Liberal/Independent Darwin 1909–1922
Walter Woods Labor Denison 1906–1917; 1925–1931

NotesEdit

1 Liberal MHA for Wilmot, Jonathan Best, died on 13 May 1913. Liberal candidate Ernest Blyth was elected on 24 June 1913.
2 Labor MHA for Darwin, James Ogden, resigned in July 1913 and was re-elected on 5 August 1913.
3 Liberal MHA for Denison, John Davies, died on 12 November 1913. Labor candidate and former MHA William Sheridan was elected on 10 January 1914, resulting in the Liberals losing their majority in the House.
4 Liberal MHA for Wilmot, Edward Mulcahy, resigned in October 1914 and was re-elected on 7 November 1914.
5 Liberal MHA for Bass, Albert Solomon, died on 5 October 1914. Liberal candidate Alexander Marshall was elected on 21 November 1914.
6 Labor MHA for Bass, Arthur Anderson, died on 5 May 1915. Labor candidate James McDonald was elected on 26 June 1915.
7 Liberal MHA for Franklin, Norman Ewing, resigned on 22 September 1915. Liberal candidate Daniel Ryan was elected on 11 October 1915.

SourcesEdit

  • Hughes, Colin A.; Graham, B. D. (1976). Voting for the South Australian, Western Australian and Tasmanian Lower Houses, 1890-1964. Canberra: Australian National University. ISBN 0-7081-1334-6.
  • Parliament of Tasmania (2006). The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856