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George Edwin Callin (1886–1943)

Secretary George Callin, of the Gas Employees' Union, collapsed and died at the Central Railway Station on Friday night while waiting for a train.

He had been secretary of the union for 10 years.

He was a director of Labor Motor Funerals, Ltd., and of Century newspaper, and was a prominent supporter of Mr. J. T. Lang.

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'Callin, George Edwin (1886–1943)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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2 October, 1886
Agneash, Isle of Man, England


9 July, 1943 (aged 56)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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