John Marriott (Australian politician)

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John Marriott
Senator for Tasmania
In office
3 March 1953 – 8 May 1953
Preceded by Jack Chamberlain
Succeeded by Robert Wardlaw
In office
1 July 1953 – 11 November 1975
Personal details
Born (1913-02-16)16 February 1913
Elliot, Tasmania, Australia
Died 13 April 1994(1994-04-13) (aged 81)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal

John Edward Marriott (16 February 1913 – 13 April 1994) was an Australian politician. Born in Elliot, Tasmania, he was educated in Hobart at Hutchins School before serving in the military 1940-1945. He was a staff member with the Tasmanian Liberal Party from 1945 to 1949, and was Secretary to the Tasmanian Opposition Leader 1949-1953. In 1953, he was appointed to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for Tasmania following the death of Senator Jack Chamberlain. On 14 September 1971 he was appointed an Assistant Minister, but he retired in 1975. Marriott died in 1994.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-11-24.