James Minahan

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

He was born in County Clare to bootmaker Patrick Minahan and Mary Murphy. He migrated to New South Wales around 1883, partnering 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 was a Labor member of the New South Wales Legislative Council; he opposed Jack Lang in the 1930s and sat as Federal Labor. Minahan died at Waverley in 1941.[1]


  1. Parliament of New South Wales (2008). "Mr James Mark Minahan (1872-1941)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
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