Casey, James Joseph (1831-1913)

Also known as
Casey, James Joseph, (CMG) (1831-1913)
Field of activity
Politician; Judge
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1463485

Biographies

James Joseph Casey (1831-1913), politician and judge, was born on 25 December 1831 at Tromra, County Clare, Ireland, son of James Casey, landowner, and his wife Maria, née Coffey. He was educated at...

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James Casey was a leading politician in Victoria. He represented Mandurang in the Legislative Assembly from 1863 to 1880 and was appointed the first Minister of Agriculture. Casey fought hard to amend the 1869 Land Act, but was unsuccessful. However he did succeed in making major positive changes to the Department of Agriculture and the survey branch. He was also instrumental in establishing settlements in northern Victoria and Gippsland. Casey was also a respected Magistrate, then judge of the County Court and had a brief stint in the Supreme Court and as Solicitor-General for Victoria.

  • Life event - Migrated to Australia (Melbourne)
  • Career position - Joined the Sandhurst Municipal Council
  • Career position - Appointed a Magistrate
  • Career position - Chairman of the Sandhurst Municipal Council
  • Career position - Established the and
  • Career position - Co-purchased the newspaper
  • Career position - Member for Mandurang in the Legislative Assembly
  • Career position - Called to the Bar
  • Career position - Minister of Justice for Victoria
  • Career position - Solicitor-General of Victoria
  • Career position - Commissioner of Crown Lands, President of the Board of Land and Works and the First Victorian Minister of Agriculture
  • Award - Knight Officer of the French Legion of Honour and of the Crown of Italy
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Casey, James Joseph
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Casey, James Joseph (1831-1913)
    Oldmeadow, John C.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3, 365-366
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on James Joseph Casey, judge, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 146,918.047)

  2. THE HON. J.J. CASEY, MINISTER OF JUSTICE
    Frith, John E., 1906-2000
    [ Art work : 1868 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    THE HON. J.J. CASEY, MINISTER OF JUSTICE
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,959.984)

  3. The Hon. J. J. Casey, President of the Exhibition Commission
    [ Art work : 1877 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library VIC
    The Hon. J. J. Casey, President of the Exhibition Commission
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,654.289)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,654.289)

  4. James J. Casey, politician and judge, 1878-1879 / photograph by Fontaine, Paris
    Fontaine (photographer, Paris)
    [ Photograph : 1878-1879 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,514.148)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,514.148)

  5. "He is a Terror to Dummies" [Sir James Joseph Casey]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1873 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    "He is a Terror to Dummies" [Sir James Joseph Casey]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,886.555)

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  6. [The Hon. James Joseph Casey] Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co
    Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co
    [ Photograph : 1885 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library VIC
    [The Hon. James Joseph Casey] Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80,853.523)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80,853.523)

  7. Mr. J. J. Casey. Mandurang / by E. Gilks
    Gilks, Edward, 1822?-
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Mr. J. J. Casey. Mandurang / by E. Gilks
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,614.062)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,614.062)

  8. 'King' Casey's papers [The papers of James Casey held in the La Trobe Library]
    Wright, Raymond
    La Trobe Library Journal
    [ Article : 1983 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,809.629)

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  9. THE HON. J. J. CASEY, CHAIRMAN OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION COMMISSIONERS
    [ Art work : 1877 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    THE HON. J. J. CASEY, CHAIRMAN OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION COMMISSIONERS
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,136.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,136.719)

  10. No. 4. - A Politician
    [ Art work : 1873 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    No. 4. - A Politician
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,275.637)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,275.637)

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  1. Casey, J. J., (James Joseph)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,624.188)

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  2. Casey, James Joseph (1870-1924)
    Businessman
    ... After ailing for six months, Mr. James Joseph Casey, one of the most prominent and popular men in ...
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19,930.125)

  3. Robinson, Phillip J., (Phillip James)
    Dynamin; Endocytosis; Protein Kinases; Synaptosomes; Synaptic Transmission
    ... Present Positions: 1996-present Head, Cell Signalling Unit, Children's Medical Research Institute, Sydney. ...
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  1. THE HON. J.J. CASEY, MINISTER OF JU ...
    Frith, John E., ...
    [ Art work : 1868 ]
    THE HON. J.J. CASEY, MINISTER OF JUSTICE
  2. "He is a Terror to Dummies" [Sir Ja ...
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1873 ]
    "He is a Terror to Dummies" [Sir James Joseph Casey]
  3. James J. Casey, politician and judg ...
    Fontaine (photo ...
    [ Photograph : 1878-1879 ]
  4. The Hon. J. J. Casey, President of ...
    [ Art work : 1877 ]
    The Hon. J. J. Casey, President of the Exhibition Commission
  5. Mr. J. J. Casey. Mandurang / by E. ...
    Gilks, Edward, ...
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
    Mr. J. J. Casey. Mandurang / by E. Gilks
  6. No. 4. - A Politician
    [ Art work : 1873 ]
    No. 4. - A Politician
  1. Between James Dalton, Thomas Dalton, Michael Joseph Dalton, and Michael Casey, trading as "Dalton Brothers," plaintiffs, and Thomas Jacobs, defendant.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 13 August 1889 [Issue No.411] p 5488

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Dalton, Michael Joseph Dalton, and Michael Casey, trading as " Dalton Brothers," plaintiffs, and Thomas ... In the Western. District Court, holden at Orange. (No. 74 of 1889). Between James Dalton, Thomas ... 285 words
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  2. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 6 December 1895 [Issue No.818 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 7950

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... James Phillip ...... John Davis Marcus Davis W. S. Friend & Co James M'Manus James Joseph Farrell Hugh ... Benjamin Boffe Southwell ... Joseph Dobinson Emma Firkin William Bavis Richard Woodlands James Jarrie Mary ... 4139 words
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  3. APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF TRUSTEE. In the Court of Bankruptcy, District of Southern Queensland (No. 6 of 1931)—Mr. Justice Webb; Mr. Justice Henchman. —Re JAMES JOSEPH CASEY,...
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 4 February 1932 [Issue No.12] p 169

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Queensland (No. 6 of 1931)—Mr. Justice Webb; Mr. Justice Henchman. —Re James Joseph Casey, of Maryborough, in ... the State of Queensland, accountant.—Ex parte the Applicant. THIS is to certify that James Joseph ... 85 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,611.399)

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  1. OBITUARY Joseph James Casey
    The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954) Tuesday 18 October 1949 p 2 Article
    ... OBITUARY. JOSEPH JAMES CASEY. The death of Joseph James Casey occurred at Goolagong on Wednesday ... , October 12. Born In 1879, he was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Casey, of "Weddinview," Grenfell ... 183 words
    • Text last corrected on 12 February 2018 by jeri
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,120.846)

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  2. JOSEPH CASEY.
    The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser (NSW : 1876 - 1951) Thursday 13 October 1949 p 3 Article
    ... the person of Mr. Joseph Casey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Casey, form-erly well known Piney ... JOSEPH CASEY. The death occurred suddenly at Goolagong yesterday of an old Grenfell identity, in ... 49 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,711.229)

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  3. Obituary. MR. JAMES JOSEPH CASEY.
    Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) Thursday 13 March 1924 p 13 Article
    ... OBITUARY. MR. JAMES JOSEPH CASEY. Keen was the regret expressed every where in Orange when the news ... of the death of Mr. James Joseph Casey, one of the most prominent and popular Ca tholic men in the ... 355 words
    • Text last corrected on 12 February 2018 by jeri
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,501.501)

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  1. Casey’s Waterloo
    The Lone hand.
    [ Article : 1912 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Casey’s Waterloo
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  2. St. Joseph’s Old People’s Home
    The Newcastle and Maitland Catholic Sentinel : the official organ of the diocese of Maitland.
    [ Article : 1949 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    St. Joseph’s Old People’s Home
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 127.955)

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  3. DONATIONS of Fittings, etc., to St. Joseph’s Church, East Maitland
    The Newcastle and Maitland Catholic Sentinel : the official organ of the diocese of Maitland.
    [ Article : 1934 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    DONATIONS of Fittings, etc., to St. Joseph’s Church, East Maitland
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101.987)

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  4. By the Writer of "Short-Shift Saturday” Miners Holiday
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1938 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    By the Writer of "Short-Shift Saturday” Miners Holiday
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  1. Papers
    Casey, James Joseph
    [ Unpublished : 1872-1874 ]
    At State Library VIC
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 229.808)

  2. Papers relating to No. 3137 Private J. J. Casey, 50th Battalion
    South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau
    [ Unpublished : 1918 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 211.684)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 211.684)

  3. James Casey, 02 January 1892, (Item ff.146-47), (from Collections of the Genealogical Office (Office of Arms), Dublin / Grants and confirmations of arms / Grant of Arms (MS 110))
    [ Unpublished : 1892 ]
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    At AJCP
    James Casey, 02 January 1892,  (Item ff.146-47),  (from Collections of the Genealogical Office (Office of Arms), Dublin  / Grants and confirmations of arms  / Grant of Arms  (MS 110))
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  1. James Joseph Casey
    James Joseph Casey
    Created by jfitzpat, 13 items.

    Judge Casey was born in Clare on Christmas Day, 1831, and as a young man spent a few years in the 'Southern States of America. Allured by the gold discoveries, he came to Victoria in the early fifties...

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  2. Cavanagh James
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    Created by chet, 95 items.

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  1. JAMES, Harry : Concerto for Trumpet (1939-1941)
    Altman, Arthur
    [ Sound : 2004 ]
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  2. Brain Compatible Learning: Neuroscience in the Classroom
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2003 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Brain Compatible Learning: Neuroscience in the Classroom
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66.675)

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  3. Jazz dance of Matt Mattox / composed by Gene Casey ; performed by Matt Mattox ; choreographed by Matt Mattox
    Camera Three Productions
    [ Video : 1960-2007 ]
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    At QLD Uni of Tech
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58.146)

  4. Sensational biblical archaeology and the latest topless (Mormon) calendar
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2007 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
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  1. An unstill Life, James A. Casey / Joseph Eisenberg
    Eisenberg, Joseph
    [ Book : 2007 ]
    An unstill Life, James A. Casey / Joseph Eisenberg
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 549.989)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 549.989)

  2. The Justice's manual with the Justices' Statute, and notes thereon / by James Joseph Casey
    Casey, James Joseph
    [ Book : 1872 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 334.015)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 334.015)

  3. Reading for speed and fluency. Paul Nation, Marcos Benevides, James Broadbridge, Joseph Siegel
    Nation, Paul
    [ Book : 2007-2018 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 19 libraries
    Reading for speed and fluency. Paul Nation, Marcos Benevides, James Broadbridge, Joseph Siegel
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208.813)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208.813)

  4. The code of mining laws of the Sandhurst mining district, comprising: Mining Board by-law no. 7 and all other by-laws and local court regulations still in force in the district / with introductory remarks by J. J. Casey
    Sandhurst Mining Board
    [ Book : 1866 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 183.624)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 183.624)