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Fairfax, Anne Madeleine (Lena) (1870–1926)

A private cable message received in Sydney yesterday morning announced the death at Cannes, in the South of France, of Mrs. Anne Madeleine (Lena) Fairfax, wife of Mr. G. E. Fairfax, a director of the Sydney Morning Herald.

Mrs. Fairfax was a daughter of the late Captain Hixson, R.N., and Mrs. Hixson, of Double Bay, Sydney.

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Additional Resources

  • tribute, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 1926, p 8

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'Fairfax, Anne Madeleine (Lena) (1870–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 September 2020.

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