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Thomas Joseph Casey (1866–1925)

The death occurred on Thursday at the age of 69 years, of Mr. Thomas Joseph Casey, the last remaining male member of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Casey, who were amongst the early citizens of Orange. Deceased was born at sea when his parents were coming to Australia. They came straight to Orange, where the father entered into business with his brothers-in-law, the late Thomas and James Dalton. The deceased received his early education at St. Stanislaus’ College, Bathurst. Subsequently he studied law at the Sydney University, but was compelled to relinquish instruction therein owing to eye weakness developing. Then he entered the counting-house of Dalton Bros., at Orange, eventually becoming the chief ...? He remained with the firm until eight years ago. He filled many public positions, was alderman for several years, a member of the hospital committee, and was connected with sporting bodies. He leaves a widow, son, and daughter, with one sister, Mother Teresa, of Waratah Convent.

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at sea


12 March, 1925 (aged ~ 59)
New South Wales, Australia

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