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William Charles Miller (c. 1854–1929)

There passed away this week in Melbourne an old Laborite who took a prominent part in political and industrial matters a few years ago, in the person of Mr. W. C. [William Charles] Miller. He has for many years past been associated with the Printing Industry, and represented the old Victorian Typographical Society on many Labor bodies, including the Trades Hall Council (of which he was a past president), A.L.P. Easter Conferences. Mr. Miller once contested the seat of Jika Jika against Mr. J. G. Membrey. but was unsuccessful. He was employed at the Government Printing Office for many years, and took an active part in all efforts to improve the workers' conditions in that establishment. He was also closely associated with the Civil Service Co-operative Society of a few years back, being a member of the Board of Directors. His death followed an operation. We extend sympathy to his family and friends.

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Additional Resources

  • photo, Labor Call (Melbourne), 9 July 1908, p 8
  • profile, Labor Call (Melbourne), 9 July 1908, p 17
  • photo, Labor Call (Melbourne), 21 April 1910, p 23
  • photo, Labor Call (Melbourne), 29 September 1910, p 3

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Life Summary [details]


c. 1854
Franklin, Tasmania, Australia


19 March, 1929 (aged ~ 75)
Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death


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