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Appendix 3 - Deputy Speakers

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Period of office
CHANTER, John Moore5.6.1901 to 10.10.1902;† 4.6.1903 to 22.10.1903
SALMON, Hon. Charles Carty17.3.1904 to 15.12.1904;† 2.8.1905 to 21.12.1905
McDONALD, Hon. Charles20.6.1906 to 12.10.1906;† 10.7.1907 to 19.2.1910
POYNTON, Hon. Alexander1.7.1910 to 23.4.1913
FOWLER, Hon. James Mackinnon9.7.1913 to 30.7.1914
CHANTER, Hon. John Moore9.10.1914 to 26.3.1917; 14.6.1917 to 3.11.1919; 27.2.1920 to 6.11.1922
BAMFORD, Hon. Frederick William28.2.1923 to 3.10.1925
BAYLEY, James Garfield14.1.1926 to 9.10.1928; 7.2.1929 to 16.9.1929
McGRATH, David Charles20.11.1929 to 27.11.1931
BELL, George John, CMG, DSO, VD17.2.1932 to 7.8.1934
PROWSE, John Henry23.10.1934 to 21.9.1937; 30.11.1937 to 27.8.1940; 21.11.1940 to 21.6.1943
RIORDAN, William James Frederick22.6.1943 to 7.7.1943; 24.9.1943 to 16.8.1946
CLARK, Joseph James7.11.1946 to 31.10.1949
ADERMANN, Charles Frederick22.2.1950 to 19.3.1951; 20.6.1951 to 21.4.1954; 4.8.1954 to 4.11.1955; 15.2.1956 to 14.10.1958
BOWDEN, George James, MC17.2.1959 to 7.3.1961
LUCOCK, Philip Ernest, CBE8.3.1961 to 2.11.1961; 20.2.1962 to 1.11.1963; 25.2.1964 to 31.10.1966; 21.2.1967 to 29.9.1969; 25.11.1969 to 2.11.1972
SCHOLES, Gordon Glen Denton28.2.1973 to 11.4.1974; 9.7.1974 to 27.2.1975
BERINSON, Joseph Max27.2.1975 to 14.7.1975
JENKINS, Henry Alfred19.8.1975 to 11.11.1975
LUCOCK, Philip Ernest, CBE17.2.1976 to 10.11.1977
MILLAR, Percival Clarence21.2.1978 to 19.9.1980; 25.11.1980 to 4.2.1983
JOHNSON, Hon. Leslie Royston21.4.1983 to 19.12.1983
CHILD, Joan28.2.1984 to 11.10.1984; 21.2.1985 to 11.2.1986
McLEAY, Leo Boyce11.2.1986 to 4.6.1987; 14.9.1987 to 29.8.1989
EDWARDS, Ronald Frederick29.8.1989 to 19.2.1990; 8.5.1990 to 8.2.1993
JENKINS, Harry Alfred4.5.1993 to 29.1.1996
ROCHER, Allan Charles (Second Deputy)3.3.1994 to 29.1.1996
NEHL, Garry Barr30.4.1996 to 31.8.1998; 10.11.1998 to 8.10.2001
JENKINS, Harry Alfred (Second Deputy)30.4.1996 to 31.8.1998; 10.11.1998 to 8.10.2001; 12.2.2002 to 31.8.2004; 16.11.2004 to 17.10.2007
CAUSLEY, Hon. Ian Raymond12.2.2002 to 31.8.2004; 16.11.2004 to 17.10.2007
BURKE, Anna Elizabeth12.2.2008 to 19.7.2010
SCOTT, Hon. Bruce Craig (Second Deputy)12.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; 28.9.2010–
SLIPPER, Hon. Peter Neil28.9.2010 to 24.11.2011
BURKE, Anna Elizabeth24.11.2011

* Title changed from Chairman of Committees to Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees on 3 November 1992 and to Deputy Speaker on 21 February 1994. The position of Second Deputy Speaker was created on 21 February 1994.

† Before 10 July 1907 the Chairman of Committees was appointed on a sessional basis.


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