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John Barkell Holman (1872–1925)

John Barkell Holman

John Barkell Holman (1872-1925) journalist, trade union leader and politician  Birth: 26 February 1872 at Clunes, Victoria, son of Edward Holman (1841-1885), miner, a Cornishman, and Mary Ann, née Barkell, who had also been born in Cornwall, England. Marriage: 14 February 1893 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, to native-born Katherine Mary Row Bowden (1876-1935). They had six daughters and four sons. Death: 23 February 1925 in Subiaco, Western Australia. Religion: Catholic.  Educated in Bendigo,...

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