The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Moore, Hon. William
Moore, Hon. William, M.L.C., sat for Wellington in the Tasmanian Assembly from 1871 to 1877, in which year he was elected to the Upper House for Russell, formerly Mersey, the constituency which he still represents. Mr. Moore was Minister of Lands and Works in the Kennerley Ministry from August 1873 to July 1876, and Colonial Secretary in the Fysh and Giblin Governments from August 1877 to March 1878. From Oct. 1879 to August 1884 he held the same position in Mr. Giblin's second Ministry. In July 1889 he was elected to his present position of President of the Legislative Council. In March 1891 he attended the Sydney Federation Convention as one of the delegates of Tasmania.