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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Gregson, Hon. John Compton

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Gregson, Hon. John Compton, son of the Hon. Thomas George Gregson (q.v.) was Chairman of Quarter Sessions at Launceston; but having been returned to the first Tasmanian House of Assembly for New Norfolk in 1856, he resigned the former appointment to become Attorney-General in his father's Administration, which only lasted from Feb. to April 1857. He died on Dec. 16th, 1867.