Sir John McEwenPrint Page
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:||Mc Ewen Place, Stanhope, 3623|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.445986|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Federal|
|Monument Designer:||Bela Angyal|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 27th October, 2006|
Sir John McEwen GCMG CH 1900-1980
Prime Minister of australia 1967-68
Deputy Prime Minister & Leader of the Country Party 1958 - 71
Member of the Federal Parliament 1934-71
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