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Rodd, John Lionel (1870–1937)

Mr John Lionel Rodd, who died at his home at Clifton Gardens, was a director of Siemens (Australia) Pty., Ltd., with which he had been associated for about 35 years. He belonged to one of the pioneer families of Australia, his ancestors having arrived in Sydney with Governor Phillips Fleet in 1788. In his younger days he was prominent in amateur boxing circles.

The funeral look place to the Crematorium, Northern Suburbs. The mourners included Mrs. Rodd (widow), Master Jock Rodd (son), Mr and Mrs. E. S. Tremayne Rodd, Mr and Mrs Ellis Price, Mrs. Hay, Messrs E. Glen, F. Pike, E. Pike, W. J. Brewer, J. Gould, A. C. Gould, Geo. Rogers, L. Palmer, (Joseph Palmer and Sons), A. Waddell (Coupland and Waddell), G. H. Crittenden (Union Bank of Australia Ltd), C. Fowles (British General Electric Co., Ltd), A. H. McCutchan (The English Electric Co., Ltd) J. P. Duggan (managing director), and the following members of the staff of Siemens (Australia) Pty., Ltd., W. E. Gardner, J. R. Parrin, R. S. Dawson, J. M. Kelly, B. Horrocks, P. T. Adams, G. G. Hastings, J. R. Adams, W. Roberts, I. Brennan, G. Guilfoyle, W. K. Blown, J. D. Wall, S. G. Kelly, A. Haynes, and B. Hay.

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'Rodd, John Lionel (1870–1937)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 November 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Flegeltaub, Lionel Israel

8 January 1870
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia


23 March 1937
Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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