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John Alexander Macarthur (1827–1904)

Mr. John Alexander Macarthur died last night of old age. He was formerly Police Magistrate in this district and had reached the age of seventy-nine years. The deceased was a son of Captain Macarthur, an explorer in the forties*.

* His father was Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur

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'Macarthur, John Alexander (1827–1904)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


14 January, 1827
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


23 June, 1904 (aged 77)
Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death


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