Geoffrey Foot

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Sir Geoffrey James Foot (20 July 1915 – 4 May 2009[1]) was a Tasmanian politician. He was born in Launceston, and served as a member of the Tasmanian Legislative Council for the seat of Cornwall from 1961 to 1972. He was knighted in 1984.[2]

Foot was a notable Christian, serving as President of the Conference of Churches of Christ in Victoria and Tasmania in 1980.[3] He was also National Treasurer of the Bible Society of Australia for many years.[2]


  1. ^ "Sir Geoffrey James Foot". University of Tasmania. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Hodgman, Will. "Sir GEOFFREY FOOT". Liberal Party of Tasmania. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Barnett, Guy. "Mrs Barbara Tweed Payne; Sir Geoffrey James Foot". Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
Tasmanian Legislative Council
Preceded by
John Orchard
Member for Cornwall
Succeeded by
Frank King