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George Ashton. Birth: 1860, Lancashire, England. Marriage: 2 sons. Death: 19 May 1918, Woollahra, NSW.
Organising Secretary of Operative Stonemason’s Society with annual salary of £20. Society had only 35 financial members when he joined, substantially increased membership during term of office. 1908-1918, General Secretary Local Government Employees Union, taking ‘active part in building up one of the most successful Labor combinations in the South Pacific’.
The Counsellor, 1 June 1918; No. 2, 1978
'Ashton, George Corbett (1860–1918)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://labouraustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/ashton-george-corbett-25592/text33906, accessed 24 April 2017.