Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Cornelius Anthony (Con) Loughnan (1899–1954)

Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

Richmond Guardian (Vic), 11 July 1925, p 2

Mr. Cornelius ("Con") Anthony Loughnan, one of Richmond's most colorful public figures, is dead.

Loughnan died after a short illness in St. Vincent's Hospital on Sunday night. He was 55.

Soon after becoming a clerk with the Richmond Council he was elected a councillor, and became Mayor in the early 1930's.

He leaves a wife and three daughters.

His funeral will leave for the Melbourne General Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. to-morrow after a service at Si. Ignatius' Church, Richmond.

Original publication

Additional Resources

Citation details

'Loughnan, Cornelius Anthony (Con) (1899–1954)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/loughnan-cornelius-anthony-con-34287/text43017, accessed 19 May 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

Richmond Guardian (Vic), 11 July 1925, p 2

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1899
Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Death

4 July, 1954 (aged ~ 55)
Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

cirrhosis of the liver

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Occupation
Key Organisations
Political Activism
Workplaces