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Eliza Peake Leonard (1879–1933)

This entry is from Obituaries Australia

Mrs. Eliza Peake Dillon, who died suddenly yesterday, was the wife of Mr. Thomas A. Dillon, of Milperra, Bankstown, and was a well-known member of the United Australia party. Formerly very active in the old Labour party, Mrs. Dillon joined the National party under Mr. W. A. Holman's leadership, and as council member, convention delegate, and platform speaker, occupied a prominent position in that party.

The funeral took place at Waverley Cemetery yesterday, and was attended by relatives, friends, and representatives of the U.A.P.

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'Leonard, Eliza Peake (1879–1933)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 15 April 2024.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

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  • Pascoe, Eliza Peake
  • Dillon, Eliza Peake

28 November, 1879
Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


5 April, 1933 (aged 53)
Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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