James Flanagan

Born
1817
Died
1878
Profession
Clerk, Accountant

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Cook 1863 1867
Mayor Cook 1863 1863
Mayor Cook 1866 1866
  • Cook Alderman James Flanagan (Evening News, 9 January 1909, p. 3)

Family background

James Flanagan was born in 1817 in Ireland; his father was named Alexander and his Mary. He died on 8 March 1876, aged 60 years.

Local government service

James Flanagan was an alderman on Cook Borough from 1863 to 1866, and mayor in 1863 and 1866. Flanagan presided over a public meeting at Camperdown on 11 February 1867 to form a School of Arts. By 1872 the defunct School of Arts bequeathed its books to the Free Library.

References

Australian Town and Country Journal 16 March 1878 p. 4

‘The Passim of Camperdown’, Evening News 9 January 1909 p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11334396

 

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