The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Rooke, Hon. Henry Isidore Joachim Raphael
Rooke, Hon. Henry Isidore Joachim Raphael, M.L.C., J.P., is a merchant in Launceston, and formerly represented Deloraine in the House of Assembly. He was first elected to the Legislative Council in July 1886, and in the following March was Chief Secretary for four weeks in the Agnew Ministry. He is a member of the Executive Council, and Captain and Paymaster of the Launceston Rifle Corps.