Members of the Tasmanian Legislative Council, 1921–1927

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This is a list of members of the Tasmanian Legislative Council between 1921 and 1927. Terms of the Legislative Council did not coincide with Legislative Assembly elections, and members served six year terms, with a number of members facing election each year.

Elections[edit]

Date Electorates
3 May 1921 Cambridge; Hobart (1), Russell
2 May 1922 Hobart (1); Launceston (1); Gordon
8 May 1923 Hobart (1); Meander; Pembroke
6 May 1924 Huon; Launceston (1); Mersey
5 May 1925 Derwent; Tamar; Westmorland
4 May 1926 Buckingham; Macquarie; South Esk

Members[edit]

Name Division Years in office Elected
Hon Stafford Bird Huon 1909–1924 1918
Hon David Calvert[1] Huon 1924 1924
Hon William Calvert[1] Huon 1924–1942 b/e
Hon James Chapman[2] Hobart 1922–1925 1922
Hon John Cheek Westmorland 1907–1913; 1919–1942 1925
Hon Joe Darling Cambridge 1921–1946 1921
Hon Charles Eady[2] Hobart 1925–1945 b/e
Hon Frank Edwards Russell 1921–1933 1921
Hon Ernest Freeland Tamar 1919–1937 1925
Hon Tetley Gant Buckingham 1901–1927 1926
Hon Frank Hart Launceston 1916–1940 1922
Hon John Hope[4] Meander 1911–1926 1923
Hon Andrew Lawson Gordon 1922–1928 1922
Hon Alexander Lillico Mersey 1924–1954 1924
Hon James McDonald (Labor) Gordon 1916–1922; 1928–1947 1916
Hon James Murdoch (senior)[3] Pembroke 1903–1925 1923
Hon James Murdoch (junior)[3] Pembroke 1925–1935 b/e
Hon Thomas Murdoch Hobart 1914–1916; 1921–1944 1921
Hon Hubert Nichols[4] Mersey
Meander
1902–1924; 1926–1935 1918
Hon George Pitt Macquarie 1920–1932 1926
Hon William Propsting Hobart 1905–1937 1923
Hon Tasman Shields Launceston 1915–1936 1924
Hon Louis Shoobridge (senior) Derwent 1921–1937 1925
Hon Alan Wardlaw South Esk 1920–1938 1926
Hon William Williams Hobart 1916–1922 1916

Notes[edit]

1 On 17 October 1924, David Calvert, the member for Huon, died five months into his term. His brother William Calvert won the resulting by-election on 2 December 1924.
2 On 12 April 1925, James Chapman, one of the three members for Hobart, died. Charles Eady won the resulting by-election on 23 June 1925.
3 On 29 May 1925, James Murdoch (senior), the member for Pembroke died. His son James Murdoch (junior) won the resulting by-election on 28 July 1925.
4 On 12 May 1926, John Hope, the member for Meander, died. Hubert Nichols won the resulting by-election on 20 July 1926.

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