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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John Sydney CALLAGHER

Born 1 August 1909 in Menzies, Western Australia [19]
Married Alice Margaret O'CONNOR in 1937 [66]
In 1936 he was working as a Traveller and living at 9 Forrest Street in Geraldton [50]
Resided in Carnamah from 1938 until 1942 [6] [19]
Agent / Representative in Carnamah for Westralian Farmers Ltd from 1940 to 1942 [6] [0: images 03049 & 04017] [60]
     During his time in Carnamah he was telephone number Carnamah-43 [60]
     Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1938 and 1939 [489]
     Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1938 [53]
     One of the Stewards of the Sheep section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annuals Shows in 1938 and 1941 [13]
     Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 14 July 1939 [96]
     Assistant Steward of the Sheep section at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Show held on 14 September 1939 [262]
     Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1940 and 1941 [0: images 03070 & 03995]
     Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1941 [13] [58]
Towards the end of 1941 was transferred to the Westralian Farmers Ltd's branch in Miling [0: image 04041]
Traveller for the Westralian Farmers Co-operative Company Ltd based in Three Springs 1947-1950 [4: 27-Aug-1949] [19]
     During his sojourn in Three Springs he was telephone number Three Springs-329 [60]
     Pallbearer at the funeral of James K. HEBITON of Three Springs at the Karrakatta Cemetery on 10 November 1951 [4: 17-Nov-1951]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Como [2]
Father of Rodney [0: image 04001]
Died 18 February 1992; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Lawn, K, 227) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Sydney Callagher' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-sydney-callagher [sources]




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