John McNeill (New South Wales politician)

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John McNeill (1872 – 4 June 1916) was a Scottish-born Australian politician.

His parents were commercial traveller John McNeill and Anne McKenzie. He arrived in New South Wales in 1888 and became a patternmaker, working for the Railways Department. In 1893 he married Mary O'Brien; they would have five children. He later worked as a publican. In 1902 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the Labor member for Sydney-Pyrmont, transferring to Pyrmont in 1904. He served until his retirement in 1913, and died in 1916 at Hurstville.[1]


  1. ^ "Mr John McNeill (1872–1916)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. 2008. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Samuel Smith
Member for Sydney-Pyrmont
New seat Member for Pyrmont