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Mackiehan, John (1839–1912)

John Mackiehan, n.d.

John Mackiehan, n.d.

from Pastoralists' Review, 15 April 1912

A prominent figure in Collins Street, Melbourne, will be missed in the late Mr. John Mackiehan, who died at his residence on 28th March, the date of the annual meeting of the Union Trustee Company of Australia Limited, at which it was announced that he had retired from the management of the company, a position held for twenty-seven years. Mr. Mackiehan had an active life, and prior to coming to Melbourne took an interest in municipal affairs. At one time he was closely connected with pastoral pursuits, haying taken up land in the Penshurst district of Victoria as early as 1862. He was the first man to plant vines in that district, having acquired a knowledge of vinegrowing during three years' residence in Cape Colony, Mr. Mackiehan was a big man, and took for many years a prominent and honourable position among his contemporaries in business circles in Melbourne, more especially connected with pastoral interests. He was also well known and respected through the Western District of Victoria. He was 73 years of age, and his wife predeceased him some years ago. He leaves three daughters and two sons.

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John Mackiehan, n.d.

John Mackiehan, n.d.

from Pastoralists' Review, 15 April 1912