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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Kathleen Winifred Dorothy MCNAMARA / SECKER

Born 1910 in Moora, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Harry" Henry Edwin MCNAMARA and Lillian Evelyn TOLHURST [P219]
Resided with her parents in Moora until September 1916, and then in Coorow 1916-1919 [6] [10: 22-Sep-1916, 19-Dec-1919]
Then resided with her parents in Mogumber 1919-1922 and in Dongara 1922-1925[10: 19-Dec-1919] [9: 27-Oct-1922] [19]
Resided with her parents at the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1925-1928 [185]
Assistant Secretary of the Carnamah District Road Board from 21 September 1926[39: 28-Sep-1926]
Competitor in the Miss Carnamah Competition in 1926, which was run to raise funds for the Carnamah Rifle Club [39: 3-Aug-1926]
Chief mourner at the funeral in Geraldton on 14 December 1926 of Carnamah accountant George W. GOODWIN [86: 14-Dec-1926]
Resided in Carnamah until leaving the district during the year 1928 and shifting with her parents to Northampton [4: 10-Nov-1928]
Returned to Carnamah for a short visit during the beginning of November 1928[4: 10-Nov-1928]
She could be the Miss MCNAMARA who attended the Carnamah Cricket Club's Ball held in Carnamah on 2 April 1929 [4: 27-Apr-1929]
Married John Lorenzo SECKER in Northampton in 1931 [66]
Her husband had resided in Carnamah in 1928 and 1929, during which time he'd worked as a Foreman and Store Assistant [6] [19]
Resided with her husband in Narrogin in 1931 and 1932, and in Bruce Rock for at least the years 1935-1953 [2] [6]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of North Perth [2]
Died 12 March 2000; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZI, 181B) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Kathleen Winifred Dorothy McNamara / Secker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/kathleen-winifred-dorothy-mcnamara [sources]




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