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Whybrow, Arthur (1862–1945)

Melbourne, November 13.— The death occured on November 8, after some weeks' illness, of Mr. Arthur Whybrow, at the age of 83. In 1888 he founded the shoe manufacturing business of Whybrow and Co., of which at the time of his death he was chairman of directors. Mr. Whybrow was keenley interested in technical education, and it was largely due to his inative that the training school was established at Collingwood for repatriated men of the 1914-18 War. He was a generous  supporter of child welfare organizations and of Alfred Hospital, being a member of the board of management for several years. He was a past-member of the Metropolitan and Victoria Golf Clubs, and the Athenaeum Club, and at the time of his death a member of the Victoria Racing Club and Moonee Valley Racing Club. He is survived by a family of two sons and three daughters his wife having died 18 months ago.

Original publication

  • Barrier Daily Truth (Broken Hill, NSW), 14 November 1945, p 3 (view original)

Citation details

'Whybrow, Arthur (1862–1945)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 13 August 2020.

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