John England (politician)
|Member of the Australian Parliament|
5 November 1960 – 11 November 1975
|Preceded by||John Howse|
|Succeeded by||Sandy Mackenzie|
|Administrator of the Northern Territory|
1 June 1978 – 1 January 1981
|Preceded by||Jock Nelson|
|Succeeded by||Eric Johnston|
|Born||12 October 1911|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Died||18 June 1985 73)(aged|
|Political party||Australian Country Party|
|Occupation||Bank officer, farmer|
|Years of service||1942–1946|
Born in Sydney, John England attended state schools and then Brisbane Boys' College. He was a bank officer before undertaking military service from 1942 to 1946. From 1947 he was a farmer near Grenfell in New South Wales. In 1960, England was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Calare, in the by-election caused by the resignation of John Howse. He held the seat until his retirement in 1975.
In 1978, he was appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory, a position he held until 1981.
In the New Year's Honours of 1979, he was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George. He died in 1985.
|Parliament of Australia|
| Member for Calare
1960 – 1975
| Administrator of the Northern Territory