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John England (politician)

John England
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Calare
In office
5 November 1960 – 11 November 1975
Preceded byJohn Howse
Succeeded bySandy Mackenzie
Administrator of the Northern Territory
In office
1 June 1978 – 1 January 1981
Preceded byJock Nelson
Succeeded byEric Johnston
Personal details
Born(1911-10-12)12 October 1911
Sydney
Died18 June 1985(1985-06-18) (aged 73)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Country Party
OccupationBank officer, farmer
Military service
Branch/serviceAustralian Army
Years of service1942–1946
RankLieutenant Colonel

John Armstrong England CMG (12 October 1911 – 18 June 1985) was an Australian politician and Administrator of the Northern Territory.

Early life

Born in Sydney, John England attended state schools and then Brisbane Boys' College.

Career

He was a bank officer before undertaking military service from 1942 to 1946.[1] From 1947 he was a farmer near Grenfell in New South Wales. In 1960, England was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Calare, in the by-election caused by the resignation of John Howse. He held the seat until his retirement in 1975.

In 1978, he was appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory, a position he held until 1981.

In the New Year's Honours of 1979, he was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.[2]

Death

He died in 1985.[3]

References

  1. ^ World War II Nominal Roll
  2. ^ It's an Honour
  3. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 17 July 2007. Retrieved 11 May 2008.
Parliament of Australia Preceded byJohn Howse Member for Calare 1960 – 1975 Succeeded bySandy Mackenzie Government offices Preceded byJock Nelson Administrator of the Northern Territory 1978–1981 Succeeded byEric Johnston


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