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James Waddell (1853–1928)

Mr. James Waddell, who for many years was an officer of the Australian Joint Stock Bank, and later of the Australian Bank of Commerce, died recently at his residence in Glendon Road, Double Bay.

Mr. Waddell, who was 75 years of age, was born in Ireland, and came to Australia at an early age. During his 50 years of bank service he managed branches at Copeland, then a thriving mining centre, Condobolin, Parramatta, and Yass. Dr. Waddell, of Casino, is a son, and Mrs. R. S. Lindeman, of Merriwa, and Miss Leila Waddell, of Double Bay, daughters. The late Mr. Waddell was a brother of the Rev. John A. Waddell, the late Colonel George W. Waddell, Mr. Thomas Waddell, M.L.C., Mr. Robert Waddell, and Mrs. James Leslie, of Blackheath, Dr. G. W. Waddell and Sir Graham Waddell are nephews.

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'Waddell, James (1853–1928)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 July 2024.

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8 April, 1928 (aged ~ 75)
Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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