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James Francis (Jim) Luttrell (1875–1944)

While dressing for work today, the Federal president of the Shop Assistants' Union (Mr. J. F. [James Francis] Luttrell) collapsed. He died in hospital two hours later.

Aged about 71 years, Mr. Luttrell had been assistant secretary of the NSW branch of the union for 25 years, and had held other executive positions in the union. Prior to coming to Sydney about 35 years ago, he took a leading part in union affairs in Queensland.

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  • photo, Labor Daily (Sydney), 6 March 1924, p 3
  • short profile, Labor Daily (Sydney), 13 January 1927, p 7

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'Luttrell, James Francis (Jim) (1875–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 May 2024.

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14 April, 1875
Tipperary, Ireland


13 March, 1944 (aged 68)
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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