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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Geoffrey Allan FERGUSON

Born 1915 [15]
Married Evelyn POWELL in 1937 [66]
Resided in Moora in 1937 [39: 13-Oct-1937]
Editor, Printer and Publisher of The North Midland Times newspaper in Carnamah 1938-1945 [0: images 02957, 04348] [6]
Published and Printed the paper at 13 Macpherson Street, Carnamah for the United Press Ltd [0: image 03321]
Committee Member 1938-1944 and Financial Member in 1939 of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society  [0: image 04005] [13] [58]
Member of the Carnamah Athletic Club 1939-1942 - was a Committee Member in 1942[0: images 03313, 03790]
Secretary of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society for some of 1940 and 1941 [58] [0: image 04005]
Member of the Bowling Club that played at H. H. CHAPPEL's Marathon Farm in Winchester in 1941 [4: 29-Mar-1941]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1941 and 1942 [0: images 04014 & 04174]
Member of the Carnamah Air Observation Corps in 1942 - filled the first night shift on 10 February 1942 [0: image 04066]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1944 [0: image 04261]
He had P.O. Box 65 at the Carnamah Post Office [0: image 04205]
After seven and a half years printed his last edition of The North Midland Times in June 1945 [0: image 04349]
Father of Shirley [39: 13-Oct-1937]
Cousin of George Samuel and Lionel Oliver FERGUSON [7: page 144]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Geoffrey Allan Ferguson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 December 2018 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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