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