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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alexander George FRASER

Born C.1870 [24]
Contractor in Arrino 1906-1917 [6]
In 1917-18 and 1918-19 he paid rates for the quarter acre Lot 101 of the Arrino townsite [6]
Donated 5/- to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1919 [124]
Clearing Contractor in Three Springs 1922-1925 [6]
Pensioner in the Arrino townsite 1932-1939 [6] [19] [24]
Resided in a hut built in a clump of jam trees near the railway line in Arrino, about a quarter of a mile north of the Arrino Store [P2]
He later moved his small hut, which had a tin roof and very small rainwater tank, to within 100 yards of the Arrino Store [P2]
Among those who protested in 1935 against the Three Springs Road Board spending their rates on tennis courts in Arrino [5: 27-Sep-1935]
The local storekeeper Jack ALLAN used to keep an eye on him [P2]
Died 20 May 1939 in Arrino; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 35) [24]
Also known as George Alexander FRASER [6] [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alexander George Fraser' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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