James Monaghan

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James Monaghan
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Evans
In office
9 December 1961 – 30 November 1963
Preceded by Frederick Osborne
Succeeded by Malcolm Mackay
Personal details
Born (1921-09-20)20 September 1921
Sydney, New South Wales
Died July 2007
Sydney, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Public servant, barrister

James Edward Monaghan (20 September 1921 - July 2007)[1] was an Australian politician. Born in Sydney, he attended Catholic schools and then the University of Sydney. He was a public servant and barrister before entering politics. In 1961, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Evans, defeating the sitting Liberal member, Frederick Osborne. He held the seat until 1963, when he was defeated by Liberal Malcolm Mackay. Monaghan returned to law after leaving politics.[2]


  1. ^ "Monaghan, James Edward". nsw.gov.au. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Frederick Osborne
Member for Evans
Succeeded by
Malcolm Mackay