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Harold Morton Rutledge (1875–1935)



Mr Harold M Rutledge whose death has just been announced was the eldest son of the late Hon Sir Arthur Rutledge K C and practised for many years as a solicitor in Oakey, a prosperous town in the Darling Downs, Southern Queensland. Mr Rutledge earlier in his career was associated in partnership with the late Mr Justice Powers when his Honor was a solicitor in Bundaberg. Mr Rutledge was married to Miss Edith Kilner daughter of Mr Kilner who was in charge of the Customs office at Bundaberg. Mr Rutledge is survived by Mrs Rutledge, three sons and a daughter. A sister of Mr H. M. Rutledge is the wife of Mr C Brunsdon Fletcher and Mr A C Wilcox, of Sydney is a brother-in law.

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'Rutledge, Harold Morton (1875–1935)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 April 2024.

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25 September, 1875
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


18 April, 1935 (aged 59)
Oakey, Queensland, Australia

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