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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Joe" Joseph Edward SALTER

Born 1897 in Menzies, Western Australia [15]
Son of William Ellis SALTER and Alice WILLIAMS [15]
Clearing Contractor on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1926 [39: 3-Aug-1926]
     One of the men he was employing, Harold F. HIGGINS, dropped dead in the paddock while clearing in August 1926 [39: 3-Aug-1926]
In 1926 did a number of contract jobs in Carnamah for the Carnamah District Road Board [7: page 95]
     Work done for the Road Board in 1926 included clearing roads, ploughing new roads and erecting boundary fences [7: page 95]
He owned a Chevrolet truck, which in 1926-27 and 1927-28 was licensed with the Carnamah District Road Board with plate CA-137 [325]
     His truck was one of two local vehicles destroyed by fire during the second week of February 1928 [9: 17-Feb-1928]
Labourer in Carnamah in 1927 [19]
Contracted by the Carnamah District Road Board to clear Morgans Road in Three Springs for 4/- per chain in April 1927 [4: 30-Apr-1927]
Acted as Father Christmas at the Carnamah Girls Club's Christmas Tree held at the Carnamah Hall on 23 December 1927 [4: 14-Jan-1928]
In November 1928 he purchased a new Chevrolet truck from Carnamah dealer L. Scott WYLIE [4: 1-Dec-1928]
Wheat Lumper in Carnamah 1929-1933 [19]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and general repairers Henry Parkin & Son in 1927 and 1928 [53]
Attended the local farewell for Jack and Annie LYNCH at the home of Mr and Mrs R. W. CLARK on 6 April 1929 [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Pallbearer at the funeral of ten year old Norman R. WYLIE of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 August 1929 [4: 31-Aug-1929]
Won 1st prize for his Fat Merino Wether at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joseph Edward Salter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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