Cain, John (1882-1957)

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Biographies

John Cain (1882-1957), premier, was born on 19 January 1882 at Greendale, Victoria, eldest child of Patrick Cane, a farmer from County Clare, Ireland, and his Victorian-born wife Julia, née Brennan. Following...

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Victorian premier, b. 19 Jan. 1882 (ADB)

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Mr. John Cain, Leader of the Victorian Opposition and former Premier, died suddenly in Townsville early this morning, aged 70. Mr. Cain had been holidaying on Magnetic Island off the north Queensland coast,...

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Resources by John Cain (7)

  1. Speech by the Hon. John Cain, M.L.A., Leader of the State Parliamentary Labour Party, on the Melbourne and Geelong Corporations Bill
    Cain, John, 1882-1957
    [ Government publication, Book : 1938 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,894)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,894)

  2. Victorian state elections, 1940 : the policy of the labor party / delivered by John Cain ... the Northcote Town Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1940
    Cain, John, 1882-1957
    [ Book : 1940 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,709.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,709.688)

  3. Labor Party Platform
    Cain, John, 1882-1957
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At Flinders University
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30,719.742)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30,719.742)

  4. Policy speech of John Cain, state Labor leader : delivered at Northcote Town Hall, Monday, April 24th 1950
    Cain, John, 1882-1957
    [ Book : 1950 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,002.871)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,002.871)

  5. The policy of the Labor Party : delivered by John Cain, M.L.A., in the Northcote Town Hall, on Tuesday, February 27th, 1940
    Australian Labor Party. Victorian Branch
    [ Book : 1940 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,555.027)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,555.027)

  6. The progressive wartime policy of the Labor Party : delivered by the Hon. John Cain, M.L.A., in the Northcote Town Hall on Friday, 21st May, 1943
    Australian Labor Party. Victorian Branch
    [ Book : 1943 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,330.166)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,330.166)

  7. Legislative Assembly Election 1952 : Labor Party policy speech / delivered by the Honorable John Cain, state Labor leader , leader of the Parliamentary Labor Party at Northcote Town Hall on Monday, 17th November 1952
    Cain, John, 1882-1957
    [ Book : 1952 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,355.08)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,355.08)

Resources about John Cain (8)

  1. [Dr. J. L. Savage and the Premier, Mr. John Cain, seated at table]
    Victoria. State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
    [ Photograph : 1946 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library VIC
    [Dr. J. L. Savage and the Premier, Mr. John Cain, seated at table]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,798.164)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,798.164)

  2. [Cain, John (Senior) : programs and invitations ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,954.551)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,954.551)

  3. John Cain Victorian Labour Party Leader
    Paterson, Esther, 1892-1971
    [ Art work : 1937-1957 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library VIC
    John Cain Victorian Labour Party Leader
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,834.441)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,834.441)

  4. [Dr. J. L. Savage, consultant, with the Premier of Victoria, Mr. John Cain]
    Victoria. State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
    [ Photograph : 1946 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library VIC
    [Dr. J. L. Savage, consultant, with the Premier of Victoria, Mr. John Cain]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,213.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,213.906)

  5. 12 months Labor rule : what the State Government led by the Hon. John Cain has accomplished : promises redeemed / issued by the Australian Labor Party (Victoria)
    Australian Labor Party. Victorian Branch
    [ Book : 1947 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 5 libraries
    12 months Labor rule : what the State Government led by the Hon. John Cain has accomplished : promises redeemed / issued by the Australian Labor Party (Victoria)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,134.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,134.156)

  6. Premier of Victoria, John Cain, entertains the Queen while the Duke of Edinburgh talks to Mrs. Cain at the State reception held on the last night of the Victorian royal visit, Melbourne, 1954 / C. Bottomley
    Bottomley, Cliff
    [ Photograph : 1954 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online (access conditions)
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,210.488)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,210.488)

  7. John Cain & Victorian Labor, 1917-1957 / Kate White
    White, Kate, 1949 August 3-
    [ Book, Thesis : 1979-1982 ]
    At 48 libraries
    John Cain & Victorian Labor, 1917-1957 / Kate White
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,249.082)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,249.082)

  8. Papers and photographs :
    Cain, Nancye
    [ Unpublished : 1945-2011 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,403.785)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,403.785)

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  1. Cain, John (1931-2019)
    Politicians; premier of Victoria
    ... When John Cain was premier of Victoria in the 1980s and riding high in the opinion polls he would ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,041.512)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,041.512)

  2. Cain, Peter (1955-)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,459.078)

  3. Cain, John Cannell (1871-1921)
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re John M'Cain and Thomas Little, trading as M'Cain & Little.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 8 November 1888 [Issue No.699] p 7987

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... B, (714) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re John M'Cain and Thomas Little, trading as M'Cain & Little. NOTICE is hereby ... given that a Sequestration Order has this day been made against the abovenamed John M'Cain and Thomas ... 82 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,484.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,484.656)

  2. Nicholas Cain v. Mick Goolam.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 23 July 1913 [Issue No.116] p 4602

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Sheriffs Office, Sydney, 18th July, 1913. Nicholas Cain v ... from 1st June, 1912, rental £30 per annum, payable quarterly, and also to mortgage No. 063,402, to John ... 529 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,382.897)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,382.897)

  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re John M'Cain and Thomas Little, of Croydon; ex parte John M'Cain. To the Official Assignee and Creditors.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 17 May 1889 [Issue No.261] p 3605

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . (714) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re John H/Cain and Thomas Little, of Crojdon; ex parte John M'Cain. To tlie ... May, 18S9. JOHN M'CAIN. 4062 6s. 6d. ... 112 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,067.556)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,067.556)

  1. [Dr. J. L. Savage and the Premier, ...
    Victoria. State ...
    [ Photograph : 1946 ]
    [Dr. J. L. Savage and the Premier, Mr. John Cain, seated at table]
  2. [Dr. J. L. Savage, consultant, with ...
    Victoria. State ...
    [ Photograph : 1946 ]
    [Dr. J. L. Savage, consultant, with the Premier of Victoria, Mr. John Cain]
  3. John Cain Victorian Labour Party Le ...
    Paterson, Esthe ...
    [ Art work : 1937-1957 ]
    John Cain Victorian Labour Party Leader
  4. Premier of Victoria, John Cain, ent ...
    Bottomley, Clif ...
    [ Photograph : 1954 ]
  5. "Absolutely farcical, unworkable, g ...
    Pryor, Geoff, 1 ...
    [ Art work : 1982 ]
    "Absolutely farcical, unworkable, gimmickry born of panic" [Neville Wran, John Cain, John Bannon] Pryor
  6. Bob Hawke and Premier John Cain at ...
    [ Photograph : 1984 ]
  1. CAIN
    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 3 September 1931 p 49 Article
    ... CAIN (By JOHN MARRISS.) He dared not go back. For a moment he hesitated, then cautiously towered ... up some clue that would lead him to "Cain." For some moments he stood hesit-ant, then turned ... 2937 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,819.488)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,819.488)

  2. "CAIN."
    Macleay Argus (Kempsey, NSW : 1885 - 1907; 1909 - 1910; 1912 - 1913; 1915 - 1916; 1918 - 1954) Tuesday 10 April 1934 p 8 Article
    ... "CAIN." By JOHN MORRISS, (Author of "The Flirting Fool," etc., etc.) But Jimmy was no longer paying ... attention to him. He ran up the stairs to his flat. What had Joyce Paynter, the man he believed to be Cain ... 2489 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,659.514)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,659.514)

  3. "CAIN."
    Macleay Argus (Kempsey, NSW : 1885 - 1907; 1909 - 1910; 1912 - 1913; 1915 - 1916; 1918 - 1954) Friday 9 March 1934 p 9 Article
    ... — -- i I»i wal l rMtn — jfFr— - - --' - r" "'« t -=»— r — — - — -c — "CAIN." .. / By JOHN MORRISS ... -inflicted death to John Symonds. Could Cain's hand be traced there? Cain had next turned his attention to Andrew ... 2770 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,639.88)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,639.88)

  1. John Cain's years : power, parties and politics / John Cain
    Cain, John, 1931-2019
    [ Audio book, Book : 1995-2000 ]
    At 53 libraries
    John Cain's years : power, parties and politics / John Cain
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 682.046)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 682.046)

  2. The daughters of Cain / Colin Dexter
    Dexter, Colin
    [ Book, Audio book : 1994-2018 ]
    Languages: English;Dutch;Spanish;Italian, [3 others]
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    At 61 libraries
    The daughters of Cain / Colin Dexter
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 672.316)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 672.316)

  3. John Cain healing guide / by Valerie Wooding
    Wooding, Valerie
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    John Cain healing guide / by Valerie Wooding
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 625.349)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 625.349)

  4. John Cain and Victorian Labor 1917-1959
    White, Kate, 1949-
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At St Mary's & Newman
    John Cain and Victorian Labor 1917-1959
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 594.33)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 594.33)

  1. John Cain Director of Kaira Compost
    John Cain Director of Kaira Compost
    Created by tootgarookwetland, 9 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 515.509)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 515.509)

  2. Cain, John Black (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Cain, John Black (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Created by SLQLD, 2 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 417.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 417.656)

  3. Cain, John Henry (WW1 soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Cain, John Henry (WW1 soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Created by SLQLD, 2 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412.353)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412.353)

  1. John Cain
    Albanese, Anthony
    [ Article : 2019 ]
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    At Parliament Library
    John Cain
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 628.539)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 628.539)

  2. Citizen Cain speaks. -Interview with John Cain-
    Farrago
    [ Article : 1982 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 540.863)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 540.863)

  3. At home with John Cain
    King, Nene
    New Idea
    [ Article : 1982 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 524.759)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 524.759)

  4. Interview with John Cain
    Cain, John [Interviewee]; Lewkowicz, George [Interviewer]
    [ Article : 2010 ]
    At FlindersUni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 519.697)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 519.697)

  1. John Cain
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2005 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    John Cain
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 813.245)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 813.245)

  2. Premiers past: John Cain
    Dodd, Andrew
    [ Sound : 2005 ]
    At SwinburneUni Inst Re
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 635.073)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 635.073)

  3. Premiers Past - John Cain
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2005 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Premiers Past - John Cain
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 614.726)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 614.726)

  4. John Cain
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 561.226)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 561.226)

  1. Papers of John Cain
    Cain, John, 1931-
    [ Unpublished : 1973-1992 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 570.715)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 570.715)

  2. Political ephemera relating to John Cain
    [ Published ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 476.638)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 476.638)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on Nancye Cain, wife of Premier of Victoria, John Cain, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 409.066)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 409.066)

  1. Britannia depicta, or, Ogilby improv'd : being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby's actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England & Wales ... / by Ino. Owen of the Midd. Temple Gent. ... Lastly particular & correct maps of all ye count ...
    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
    [ Map, Book : 1736 ]
    View online
    At 4 libraries
    Britannia depicta, or, Ogilby improv'd : being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby's actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England & Wales ... / by Ino. Owen of the Midd. Temple Gent. ... Lastly particular & correct maps of all ye counties of South Britain ... / by Eman: Bowen Engraver
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.017)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.017)

  2. Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
    Garran, Andrew, 1825-1901
    Picturesque atlas of Australasia
    [ Book, Map : 1880-2009 ]
    View online
    At 110 libraries
    Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
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  3. Narratives of the encounter at Ntaria. (Aboriginal Histories, Aboriginal Myths)
    Austin-Broos, Diane
    Oceania
    [ Article, Poster, chart, other, Map : 1994 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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