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James Thackeray (?–1934)

By the death of Mr. J. Thackeray, which occurred suddenly at his home. White Lodge, Marine parade, St. Kilda, last week, the Melbourne grain trade has lost one of its oldest members. Born in London, Mr. Thackeray arrived in Victoria in 1884, and he joined Messrs. H. R. Carter and Co., grain merchants, in 1890. He be came manager of the company five years later, and proprietor in 1906. His association with the grain trade for 50 years gained him a wide circle of friends. He is survived by his widow, two sons, and a daughter.

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