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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Fred" Frederick KEEHNER

He opened a bakery at Youanme in the Murchison goldfields in 1908 [404: 9-Oct-1908]
Baker in Clifton Street, Youanmi 1912-1916 and in 1918 was a Baker at Curran's Find near Youanmi [61]
By May 1923 he had opened a bakery in Three Springs and was giving thorough satisfaction and doing a good trade [9: 25-May-1923]
Baker in Three Springs 1923-1929 [4] [19]
Described as "Three Springs' well known and popular baker" [4: 14-May-1927]
Baked and dispatched fresh and wholesome bread to any locality along the Midland Railway line [4: 2-Oct-1926]
Advertised his business in The Irwin Index newspaper with the line "Our Bread is Always the Same" [4: 2-Oct-1926]
Judge of the Picnic Race Meeting held in Three Springs on Saint Patrick's Day Tuesday 17 March 1925 [124]
By 1926 he'd had the telephone connected to his bakery - which was telephone number Three Springs-12 [60]
Purchased a new Nash car from the Perth firm Eric Maddren Ltd in May 1927 [4: 14-May-1927]
In 1928 donated 20 loaves of bread to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee for their Picnic Race Meeting [124]
He was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
He left Three Springs in February 1929 after selling his bakery to Thomas MELDRUM [4: 16-Feb-1929] [39: 28-Mar-1929]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick Keehner' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frederick-keehner [reference list]




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