Adrian Gibson

Adrian Gibson

Member of the Australian Parliament
for Denison
In office
15 February 1964 – 29 September 1969
Preceded by Athol Townley
Succeeded by Robert Solomon
Personal details
Born (1935-11-03)3 November 1935
Hobart, Tasmania son of Sir Marcus and Lady (Iris) Gibson
Died 30 April 2015(2015-04-30) (aged 79)
Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater University of Tasmania
Occupation Barrister

Adrian Gibson OAM (3 November 1935 – 30 April 2015) was an Australian politician. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, he was educated there at Hutchins School and at the University of Tasmania where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1959. He became a barrister in 1959, as well as a company director and grazier. In 1964, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as a member of the Liberal Party, winning a by-election for the seat of Denison. He held the seat until his retirement in 1969.[1]

Gibson was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Australia Day, 2014, for service to the arts, to agriculture, and to the Parliament of Australia. He resided in Armadale, Victoria.[2] Gibson died on 30 April 2015.[3]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.
  2. ^ "GIBSON, Adrian". It's an Honour. Australian Government. Archived from the original on 26 October 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Condolences: Adrian Gibson". Hansard. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Athol Townley
Member for Denison
Succeeded by
Robert Solomon

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