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Frank Goring (1879–1939)

Mr. Frank Goring, secretary of the Furnishing Trades Union and a former secretary of the United Trades and Labor Council, died on Sunday at his home at East avenue, Clarence Park. Mr. Goring, who was born in Manchester, came to South Australia in 1912, and was employed by Pengelley and Co., Ltd. He was elected secretary of the Furnishing Trades Union in April, 1925, and four years later was elected president of the Workers' Educational Association. On August 4, 1933, he was elected secretary of the Trades and Labor Council, succeeding Mr. T. P. Howard.

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  • tribute, Examiner (Launceston, Tas), 6 May 1939, p 6

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1 March, 1879
Salford, Lancashire, England


30 April, 1939 (aged 60)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (stomach)

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