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Fisken, John Inglis (1859–1932)

Mr John Inglis Fisken of the firm of Fisken, Reed and Co, stock and and station agents, Collins street, died at his home in ?? road, Toorak, last night after a long illness. Mr Fisken was a cattle and sheep salesman and his firm was one of the oldest in Melboune. He was the eldest son of the late Mr Archibald Fisken who arrived in Victoria from Scotland in 1840. Mr Archibald Fisken was the owner of Lal Lal Station near Yendon in the Ballarat district which he purchased from his uncle the late Mr Peter Inglis. In 1871 Mr Archibald Fisken founded the stock and station with which Mr John Fisken later became associated. It was known originally as Fisken, Gibson and Co, afterwards as Fisken, Valentine and Co., and it is now Fisken, Reed and Co. Mr. Fisken has left a widow.

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'Fisken, John Inglis (1859–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/fisken-john-inglis-14522/text25629, accessed 12 May 2021.

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