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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.

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Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

Con Loughnan, by Karney, 1925

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

Life Summary [details]


Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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.

Key Organisations
Political Activism