John Hayes (Australian politician)

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The Honourable
John Hayes
John Blyth Hayes.jpg
25th Premier of Tasmania
In office
12 August 1922 – 14 August 1923
Preceded by Walter Lee
Succeeded by Sir Walter Lee
President of the Australian Senate
In office
1 July 1938 – 30 June 1941
Preceded by Patrick Lynch
Succeeded by James Cunningham
Senator for Tasmania
In office
12 September 1923 – 30 June 1947
Preceded by Thomas Bakhap
Personal details
Born John Blyth Hayes
(1868-04-21)21 April 1868
Bridgewater, Tasmania
Died 12 July 1956(1956-07-12) (aged 88)
Launceston, Tasmania
Political party Nationalist (1923–31)
UAP (1931–45)
Liberal (1945–47)

John Blyth Hayes CMG (21 April 1868 – 12 July 1956) was Premier of Tasmania from 12 August 1922 to 14 August 1923. Hayes was also the President of the Australian Senate from 1 July 1938 to 30 June 1941.

Hayes was born in Bridgewater, and died in Launceston.


  • Parliamentary Library profile
Political offices
Preceded by
Sir Walter Lee
Premier of Tasmania
Succeeded by
Sir Walter Lee
Preceded by
Patrick Lynch
President of the Australian Senate
Succeeded by
James Cunningham

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