James Minahan

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James Mark Minahan (1872 – 11 October 1941) was an Irish-born Australian politician.

Born in County Clare to bootmaker Patrick Minahan and Mary Murphy, Minahan migrated to New South Wales around 1883 and partnered with his brother Patrick as a boot manufacturer. Around 1900 he married Mary Eileen Killeen, with whom he had four children. From 1925 to 1934 he served as a Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Council; he opposed Jack Lang in the 1930s and sat as a Federal Labor representative. Minahan died at Waverley in 1941.[1]


  1. ^ "Mr James Mark Minahan (1872-1941)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 May 2019.