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Biggers, Arthur (1873–1949)

by Chris Cunneen

Arthur Biggers (1873-1949) coalminer, trade union leader, auctioneer, community leader 

Birth: in 1873 at Grenfell New South Wales, son of Frederick Joseph Biggers (1842-1894), an English-born miner, and native-born Elizabeth Annie, née Bartholomew. Marriage: 1898 in Newcastle, New South Wales to Scottish-born Jane Lessels (1877-1954). They had four sons and one daughter. Death: 24 October 1949 at Cessnock, New South Wales Religion: Anglican.

Associated with: Australian Labor Party, Committee of Management, Colliery Employees Federation

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Chris Cunneen, 'Biggers, Arthur (1873–1949)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/biggers-arthur-32137/text39718, accessed 20 October 2021.

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