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Charles Booth (1859–1908)

from Evening News

Mr. Charles Booth, resident secretary of the Australian Mutual Provident Society at Perth, West Australia, died in a private hospital at Perth on Wednesday last. Deceased was the eldest son of Mr. John Booth, Dowling-street, Moore Park. He received his early education at Fort-street and won distinction as dux of the school, afterwards attending the Sydney Grammar School, where he also gained prominence. Mr. Booth entered the head office of the A.M.P. at the age of 15 years and served in the branches in all of the States of the Commonwealth. He was in his 50th year and unmarried. Deceased was a brother of Messrs. J. Felix and Percy S. Booth, Mrs. S. Hordern, sen., and Mrs. J. J. Booth, of this city.

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Life Summary [details]


Milton, New South Wales, Australia


30 December, 1908 (aged ~ 49)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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