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Macgregor, William Peter (1853–1899)

Mr. William Peter Macgregor, best known in association with the Broken Hill Proprietary Company, died at Melbourne on 24th February. Mr. Macgregor was, however, originally a pastoralist, and at the time of his death was the proprietor of Warraweena and Burta stations, N.S.W., besides holding a large interest in the Tubbo Pastoral Company. He was chairman of directors of the Broken Hill Proprietary during the strike of 1892, and, personally, took the leading part in the negotiations for its settlement. Immediately after he was elected to represent Broken Hill in the New South Wales Assembly. Mr. Macgregor was a man of great ability and enterprise, and generally popular.

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'Macgregor, William Peter (1853–1899)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/macgregor-william-peter-1221/text1206, accessed 29 November 2021.

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