Frederick William Piesse
|Member of the Australian Parliament
29 March 1901 – 6 March 1902
Serving with Edward Braddon, Norman Cameron, Philip Fysh, King O'Malley
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||William Hartnoll|
10 December 1848|
|Died||6 March 1902(aged 53)|
|Political party||Free Trade Party|
Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Piesse worked in law, conveyancing, shipping and horticulture before being elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as the Member for North Hobart in 1893 before representing the Tasmanian Legislative Council Electoral division of Buckingham in 1894. Piesse served as an Honorary Minister from 1899-1901.
Piesse was elected as a Free Trader to the first federal Australian Parliament as one of the five members for Tasmania. His tenure as a federal parliamentarian would be short lived, however, as he died less than a year after his election. He was the first serving Tasmanian Member of the House of Representatives to die.
|Tasmanian Legislative Council|
|Member for Buckingham
|Parliament of Australia|
|New division||Member for Tasmania
Served alongside: Braddon, Cameron, Fysh, O'Malley