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Former Member Details

Mr James Mark MINAHAN (1872 - 1941)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1872
Place of Birth: County Clare, Ireland
Date of Death: 11/10/1941
Place of Death: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Apr 1934 8 years 4 months 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Nominee to the Legislative Council; federal Labor in 1930's. Brother of Patrick Joseph Minahan.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Boot manufacturer. Arrived in New South Wales in c.1883; worked in Government Printing Office; later with his brother, boot manufacturer; owned property in Waverley.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Patrick Minahan, bootmaker, and Mary Murphy. Married Mary Ellen Killeen in c.1900 and had issue, 3 daughters and 1 son. Funeral at Randwick cemetery from Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Woollahra.
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