Mason Family History

John McPhee & Alice Dean






Sir John Cameron McPhee (KCMG) was a businessman and politician. He was born on 4 July 1878 at Yan Yean, Victoria, son of Donald McPhee, storekeeper from the Isle of Skye, Scotland, and his Victorian-born wife Elizabeth, née McLaughlin.

On 17 April 1911 at Christ Church, Longford, he married Alice Bealey Crompton Dean

John was Premier of Tasmania between June 15, 1928 to March 15, 1934.

John died in his sleep of coronary vascular disease in Hobart on the 14th of September 1952 and was cremated. His wife, five daughters and the second of his two sons survived him.

Parliamentary Record