John Ryan (Australian politician)

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John Ryan
John Victor Ryan.jpg
Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1950 – 30 June 1959
Personal details
Born (1890-12-01)1 December 1890
Adelaide, South Australia
Died 13 October 1974(1974-10-13) (aged 83)
Political party Labor

John Victor Ryan (1 December 1890 – 13 October 1974) was an Australian politician. Born in Adelaide, South Australia, he was educated at state schools before becoming a baker. He was secretary of the Baking Trades Employees' Union before becoming South Australian Labor Party Campaign Director 1928-1950. At the 1949 election he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for South Australia, commencing on 1 July 1950. He held the seat until his parliamentary retirement on 30 June 1959. Ryan died in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-11-23.