John Mann (Australian politician)

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John Mann
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Cairns
In office
27 August 1904 – 29 April 1912
Preceded by James Lyons
Succeeded by William McCormack
Personal details
Born John Mann
Ross, Scotland
Died 1 January 1939
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Resting place Martyn St Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Political party Opposition
Other political
Australian Labor Party, Ministerial
Spouse(s) Janet King (m.1910 d.1921), Amy Stuart (m.1937)
Occupation Farmer
Religion Presbyterian

John Mann (1869 – 1 January 1939) was an Australian politician. He was the member for Cairns in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1904 to 1912. Initially a member of the Labor Party, he followed Premier William Kidston out of the party in 1907 into what became known as the "Kidston Party".[1]

Mann died in Cairns[2] in 1939 and was buried in the Martyn St Cemetery.[3]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "OBITUARY.". Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) (Qld.: National Library of Australia). 3 January 1939. p. 3. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Cemeteries OnlineCairns Regional Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
James Lyons
Member for Cairns
Succeeded by
William McCormack