Mr John Michael Alfred MCMAHON (1914 - 1975)**
- Date of Birth: 21/02/1914
- Place of Birth: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
- Date of Death: 19/05/1975
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||17 Jun 1950||23 Jan 1968||17yr(s) 7mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Member for Balmain||17 Jun 1950||14 Jan 1953||2yr(s) 6mth(s) 29day(s)|
36th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Balmain||14 Feb 1953||6 Feb 1956||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 24day(s)|
37th (1953 - 1956)
|Member for Balmain||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Balmain||21 Mar 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 16day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Balmain||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for Balmain||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Minister without portfolio||22 Nov 1957||1 Apr 1959||1yr(s) 4mth(s) 11day(s)|
|Acting Minister for Education||6 Apr 1958||22 Jul 1958||3mth(s) 17day(s)|
|Minister for Lands||1 Apr 1959||31 May 1960||1yr(s) 2mth(s)|
|Minister for Transport||31 May 1960||14 Mar 1962||1yr(s) 9mth(s) 12day(s)|
|Minister for Transport||14 Mar 1962||13 May 1965||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 30day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of Rozelle East branch, central executive in 1959. Father was Mayor for Balmain.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Shopkeeper. At an early came to Sydney and settled in the Balmain area. Educated at Christian Brothers' College in Rozelle. Initially employed in the family business. Before and after 1939 until 1945 war held a managerial position with Coles and Co; served in Royal Australian Engineers from 1939 until the 1945 war. Ran a delicatessen in Rozelle. Member of Shop Assistants Union in 1960; trustee of the National Park.
Became a Sergeant in the war.
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Balmain from 1942 until 1944
Son of Michael Hubert McMahon, clerk, and Lilian O'Connor. Married Therese Byrne on 15 August 1942 and had issue, 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Buried in Field of Mars cemetery from St Joseph's Roman Catholic church in Rozelle.