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Baillieu, Richard Percy (Joe) (1874–1941)

Mr. Richard Percy Clive (Joe) Baillieu, a member of the Melbourne Stock Exchange, died at his home in St. George's rd., Toorak, on Saturday, after a long illness.

Mr. Baillieu, who was 66, was born at Queenscliff and was educated at Queen's College, St. Kilda. He was one of the founders of the firm of E. L. and C. Baillieu stock and share brokers and the senior partner. For years Mr. Balllieu had taken a keen interest in the League of Nations and was one of the leading workers in advancing the objects of the League in Australia. He was an Australian delegate to the League Assembly in Geneva in 1929.

Mr Baillieu was a member of the V.R.C. and a committee-man of the V.A.T.C. for 30 years. He was treasurer for several years. Before his election to the committee he trained and owned racehorses. He was in partnership with his brothers in such well known horses as Aleconner, Almissa and Parkwood.

Mr. Baillieu is survived by a widow, two daughters, Mrs Sam Hordern, of Sydney, and Miss Mary Baillieu; and two sons, Marshal and Ian. Ian is a member of the British Expeditionary Force in Egypt.

The funeral, which will be private, will take place at Springvale to-day.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • funeral, Argus (Melbourne), 7 January 1941, p 5

Citation details

'Baillieu, Richard Percy (Joe) (1874–1941)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/baillieu-richard-percy-joe-14899/text26090, accessed 25 July 2014.

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