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Brookes, Harold Eric (1876–1953)

Mr. Harold Eric Brookes, well-known Melbourne businessman and brother of Sir Norman Brookes, died today aged 77.

Mr. Brookes had extensive business interests in Melbourne and Queensland.

He was managing partner of William Brookes and Co., Queensland graziers, and a director of Australian Paper Manufacturers Co. Ltd. and Australasian Paper and Pulp Co. Ltd.

He was a past president of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, and his many sporting interests included membership of Royal Melbourne and Royal Sydney Golf Clubs and the Victorian Lawn Tennis Association.

Mr. Brookes's wife died some years ago, but he is survived by two daughters and a son.

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'Brookes, Harold Eric (1876–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/brookes-harold-eric-16310/text28262, accessed 25 November 2017.

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