John Cain

John Cain Death | Obituary: 41st Premier Of Victoria Has Died

Victoria’s longest-serving Labor premier, John Cain has died at age 88. He passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 after suffering from severe stroke on December 10.

Mr Cain was treated at the Royal Melbourne Hospital after suffering from stroke about two weeks. Cain’s family confirmed his passing through a statement, released on on Monday.

It is with great sadness that we advise that John Cain passed away overnight. We are grateful John enjoyed good health and remained very active prior to his stroke. He is much-loved and admired by his family and will be greatly missed.

John Cain was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1931, he became the state’s 41st premier in 1982 through the ranks of Victorian Labor Party. His election ended 27 years of conservative rule and he was hugely popular throughout most of his first two terms.

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