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Minogue, Sir John Patrick
Date of birth: 1909
Date of death: 1989
Biography: Born in 1909, Minogue was a graduate of the University of Melbourne. After two years as a solicitor in Bendigo, he was called to the Victorian Bar in 1939. He served in the army from 1940 to 1946 and was involved in the Australian Military Mission in Washington. Back in civil life, Minogue built successful practice in criminal law. He became Queen's Counsel in 1957, and was a member of Victorian Bar Council from 1958 to 1962, when he was appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea, and later Chief Justice from 1970 to 1974. In 1977, Sir John became Victorian law reform commissioner until his retirement in 1982. Sir John died in 1989
Activities/Occupation: Lawyers, Judges
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