|Member of the Australian Parliament|
26 November 1966 – 25 October 1969
|Preceded by||Jack Mortimer|
|Succeeded by||Laurie Wallis|
|Senator for South Australia|
1 July 1971 – 11 July 1987
21 June 1927|
Unley Park, South Australia
21 May 2018 (aged 90)|
Adelaide, South Australia
Liberal (1966–87) |
|Alma mater||University of Adelaide|
Donald Scott Jessop (21 June 1927 – 21 May 2018) was an Australian politician. Born in Adelaide, he was educated at state schools and then the University of Adelaide, after which he became an optometrist at Port Augusta. He was a councillor with Port Augusta City. In 1966, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Grey, defeating sitting Labor member Jack Mortimer. He was defeated in 1969, but in 1970 was elected to the Senate. He remained in the Senate until he was defeated in 1987. He had been dropped by his party, and chose to run as an Independent Liberal.
Jessop died at his Adelaide home, aged 90, on 21 May 2018.
- "Death Notice". News Corp Australia. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-08-02.
- Mayfield, Greg (28 May 2018). "Death of former Liberal politician". The Recorder. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
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