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Dangar, Richard Halifax (1868–1940)

Mr. Richard Halifax Dangar one of the best known pastoralists died at the C. W. A. Hospital at Cassilis on Monday in his 73rd year. Mr. Dangar was the owner of Turee Station at Coolah and formerly owned Neotsfield near Singleton. Neotsfield in his time was noted for its blood stock, and Suffolk Punch stock and some famous horses were bred by Mr. Dangar, among them Poseidon, a Melbourne Cup winner. He was the first president of the Patrick Plains Shire Council and held that office for several years. He was a member of the Australian Club and of the Australian Jockey Club. His wife who predeceased him was a daughter of the late Mr. V. J. Dowling. He leaves one son Mr. Harry Dangar, the well known artist, at present in the Royal Australian Air Force. His daughter, Mrs Denis Allen, died some years ago.

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'Dangar, Richard Halifax (1868–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 September 2020.

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