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Ralph Herron (1869–1936)

The death has occurred of Mr. Ralph Herron, of Brunker-street, Kurri Kurri, at the age of 66 years. Mr. Herron, who was in the employment of J. and A. Brown Ltd. for nearly 35 years, was a foundation member of the Kurri Kurri Cooperative Society, and a director and member of the committee for many years. He worked enthusiastically for the School of Arts, and saw it grow from the time when it occupied a small room to its present position in the centre of the town. He was one of its first members, and held the position of trustee from 1922. He was a member of the committee for many years. Mr. Herron was a pioneer of the district, his home being one of the first buildings erected in Kurri Kurri. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.

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'Herron, Ralph (1869–1936)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/herron-ralph-34112/text42777, accessed 16 April 2024.

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Birth

1869
Durham, England

Death

9 June, 1936 (aged ~ 67)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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