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Margaret Ann Gordon (1899–1950)

Musician dies

Mrs. Margaret Ann Gordon, who has died following a fall from a tramcar in Ipswich Road, Annerley, was formerly. Miss Madge Cahill, sister of noted Queensland pianist, Edward Cahill.

Like her brother, Mrs. Gordon had distinguished herself in musical circles. She lived at Beenleigh for many years, and was a sister also of Mrs. E. L. Moran, of the Oriental Hotel, Albert Street, and of Mrs. T. Svensen (Miss Lillian Cahill), of Buranda. Her home was at Goondiwindi.

She has left her husband, Mr. Alec Gordon, of Goondiwindi, formerly of Gayndah. Mr. William Cahill, of Beenleigh, is a brother.

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'Gordon, Margaret Ann (1899–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Cahill, Margaret Ann

11 February, 1899
Queensland, Australia


December, 1950 (aged 51)
Annerley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

tram accident

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