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Arthur Albert Calwell (1868–1938)

Albert Arthur Calwell (1868-1938), the son of David Calwell, a schoolteacher from the USA who had migrated in 1853, and Elizabeth Lewis, who had also migrated in 1853 with some of her Welsh family. Albert was born on 14 November 1868 at Bungaree, Victoria. He became a police constable and later police superintendent. 

Calwell married Margaret Annie McLoughlin on 20 November 1895 at St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. He died on 23 February 1938 at Flemington, Melbourne.

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14 November, 1868
Bungaree, Victoria, Australia


23 February, 1938 (aged 69)
Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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