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Harry McDougall (1854-1945)

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“Harry McDougall (1854-1945),” Wyndham History, accessed November 14, 2019, http://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/271.
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Description

Shire President 1921

Description

Shire President 1921

Title

Harry McDougall (1854-1945)

Subject

McDougall, Harry, Justices of the peace - Werribee (Vic.), Councillors - Werribee (Vic.), Farmers - Werribee (Vic.), McDougall, Elizabeth, McDougall, Elsa, McDougall, Amy, McDougall, Adelaide, McDougall, Doll, McDougall, Gladys, McDougall, Horace, McDougall, Harry, McDougall, Walter, McDougall, Hector,

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Date

1921

Format

text

Language

eng

Type

Text

Identifier

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Biographical Text

Harry McDougall was a Shire of Werribee councillor for 10 years, and was elected Shire President in September 1920.  This was reported in The Werribee Shire Banner, 2 September 1920, p.3.

Harry farmed at Truganina, and left the Werribee district around 1924 to take up farming at Brimbank. He was a councillor for Victoria Ward of the City of Williamstown, retiring in 1929. Harry was Justice of the Peace, a Grand Lodge officer, PSGD of the Lodge of Australasia Freemasons, President of Newport Bowling Club, Life Governor of the Freemasons' Homes, Blind Institute, and several hospitals.

He was married to Elizabeth and had five daughters and four sons; Elsa, Amy, Adelaide, Doll, Gladys, Horace, Harry, Walter and Hector.

Bibliography

Werribee Shire Banner (Vic. : 1911 - 1952), 7 April 1927
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 22 January 1945
Werribee Shire Banner (Vic. : 1911 - 1952), 25 January 1945
'The Chronicle.', Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954), 23 August 1924
Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954), 15 October, 1921

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