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Arthur Foxton Dawson (1852–1933)

Mr. A. F. [Arthur Foxton] Dawson, a former Crown Prosecutor, died on Wednesday at his residence, 'Anerley,' 284 New South Head-road, Double Bay.

He was a son of the late Mr. John Dawson, solicitor, of Pitt-street, Sydney and had a long and honourable career at the Bar, for many years acting as Crown Prosecutor. In this capacity he visited Maitland on a number of occasions.

He is survived by Mrs. Dawson, a daughter of the late Mr Walter Church; a son, Dr. Arthur Dawson, of Macquarie-street, and two daughters Miss G. Dawson and Mrs Edward C. Trauton, of Danabar, Cobbora.

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  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1933, p 17

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Strawberry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


10 May, 1933 (aged ~ 81)
Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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