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Douglas Stuart MacGillivray (1880–1927)

from Northern Miner

The funeral of the late Mr Douglas Macgillivray was an example of the esteem and affection in which he was held. Deceased appeared to be in his usual health last week, taking a prominent part in the races on Tuesday and Wednesday. He was operated on by Dr Shepherdson at the hospital on Sunday night, but never rallied and passed away yesterday afternoon. Deceased was 47 years of age, and was a native of Cloncurry. ‘Leilavale’ a well-known station on the Richmond ?, was owned by his father. Deceased was interested in all public affairs. He was president of the Fire Brigade, Chamber of Commerce and Cloncurry Jockey Club, a member of the Cloncurry Shire Council and for some time he was local director of Mt Isa Limited. He was proprietor of the Cloncurry News and the Club Hotel. Deceased leaves two brothers and one sister, Claude and Dudley Macgillivray of Cloncurry, and Mrs Boulton of Gulgong, NSW.

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