Thomas Smart (Tasmanian politician)

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Thomas Christie Smart (1816 – 26 March 1896) was a doctor and politician in colonial Tasmania, member of the Tasmanian Legislative Council. [1]

Smart was born in Scotland [1] and became a licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1842. [2] Later in 1842 he emigrated to Australia [1] and was elected to the Tasmanian Legislative Council for Hobart on 8 March 1881, resigning on 8 February 1886. [2] Smart became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1875. [2] Smart was also Chairman of the Hobart Hospital Board [3] and chairman of directors of the Eldon Ranges Gold Prospecting Co. [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Bolger, Peter. "Smart, Thomas Christie (1816–1896)". Australian Dictionary of Biography . Melbourne University Press. ISSN   1833-7538 . Retrieved 22 August 2013 via National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  2. 1 2 3 "The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856; Smart, Thomas Christie" . Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  3. Mennell, Philip (1892). "Smart, Hon. Thomas Christie"  . The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co via Wikisource.