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Thomas Price (1857–1943)

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This entry is from Obituaries Australia

The death of Mr. Thomas Price, 85 years, of Finlay-street, Albert Park, removes one of the pioneers of the industrial wing of the Labor movement, who retired from active service about six years ago. Deceased was secretary of the Iron Workers' Union for over 50 years, and he represented the union on the Trades Hall Council and the former eight hours' anniversary committee. He was the first secretary of the Iron trades council. He is survived by his widow and two sons. The funeral this afternoon will leave his residence for the Fawkner cemetery.

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  • photo, Labor Call (Melbourne), 20 April 1911, p 8
  • is to retire, Herald (Melbourne), 14 August 1937, p 6

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'Price, Thomas (1857–1943)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 15 July 2024.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

Life Summary [details]


17 December, 1857
Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, Wales


20 August, 1943 (aged 85)
Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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