John Howse

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John Howse
John Howse.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Calare
In office
28 September 1946 – 28 September 1960
Preceded by John Breen
Succeeded by John England
Personal details
Born (1913-10-10)10 October 1913
Orange, New South Wales
Died 11 July 2002(2002-07-11) (aged 88)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Relations Neville Howse (father)
Alma mater University of Sydney
Occupation Company director
Military service
Allegiance Australia Australia
Service/branch Royal Australian Navy
Years of service 1939–1946
Rank Lieutenant

John Brooke Howse (10 October 1913 – 11 July 2002) was an Australian politician. He was born in Orange, New South Wales, the son of Sir Neville Howse, a minister in the Nationalist government of Stanley Bruce. He attended Geelong Grammar School and the University of Sydney before becoming a company director. He underwent military service 1939-46;[1] on his return, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives for the Liberal Party, defeating Labor's John Breen for his father's old seat of Calare. He held the seat until he resigned on 28 September 1960, becoming a manager and company director. He died in 2002.[2]


  1. ^ World War II Nominal Roll
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-11. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
John Breen
Member for Calare
Succeeded by
John England