Compton Archer

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Compton Abbott Archer (3 July 1885 – 24 May 1961) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Longford, Tasmania. In 1944 he was elected to the Tasmanian Legislative Council as the independent member for Macquarie. He held the seat until his defeat in 1950. Archer died in Hagley in 1961.[1]


  1. ^ Parliament of Tasmania (2005). "Archer, Compton Abbott". The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856. Parliament of Tasmania. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
Tasmanian Legislative Council
Preceded by
Albert Bendall
Member for Macquarie
Succeeded by
Thomas Cheek