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Theophilus Arthur Kemmis (1863–1937)

Mr Theophilus Arthur Kemmis, who died in Perth recently, was a native of Yass, and was educated at The King's School, Parramatta. He practised as an architect in Sydney for many years, and later transferred to Perth, where he was associated with the Architectural Board of the Public Works Department. He was a son of the late Canon Kemmis, who was for many years rector of St. Mark's Darling Point. Mr. Theo Kemmis and his twin brother, Mr. Monti Kemmis, who died about 18 months ago, were prominent members of the church choir.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, West Australian, 7 June 1937, p 11

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'Kemmis, Theophilus Arthur (1863–1937)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


21 July, 1863
Yass, New South Wales, Australia


4 June, 1937 (aged 73)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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