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Sir John McEwen : 18-July-2012
Sir John McEwen : 18-July-2012

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A portrait bust commemorates Sir John `Black Jack` McEwen, who was a Federal politician and the leader of the Country Party from 1958 to 1971.

He was the deputy to three Prime Ministers - Bob Menzies, Harold Holt and John Gorton and McEwen also led the country himself, for 23 days after Harold Holt disappeared at Cheviot Beach.

Sir John had a property near Stanhope and was a resident for more than fifty years.


Address:Birdwood Avenue & Godley Place, Mc Ewen Place, Stanhope, 3623
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.446392
Long: 144.984104
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Federal
Monument Designer:Bela Angyal


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th October, 2006
Front Inscription

Sir John McEwen GCMG CH

Prime Minister of Australia 1967-68
Deputy Prime Minister & Leader of the Country Party
           1958 - 71
Member of Federal Parliament

    Stanhope Resident 

Back Inscription

This monument was donated by the Stanhope Community
in memory of the late Sir John McEwen

Unveiled by
The Hon. Mark Vaile
Deputy Prime Minister & Federal Leader of the Nationals
27th October 2006 

Sculpted by Bela Angyal

A Stanhope & District Development Committee Project

Source: MA,ADB
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