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John Piper Egan (1827–1861)

Mr. John Piper Egan, J.P., aged thirty-two, the only surviving son of Mr. Daniel Egan, M.L.A., has died suddenly during the week. His remains were followed to their last resting place by about 500 persons, including many members of the Legislature.

Original Publication

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW), 24 December 1861, p 2
  • funeral notice, Empire (Sydney), 11 December 1861, p 8

Citation details

'Egan, John Piper (1827–1861)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 15 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


29 October, 1827
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


9 December, 1861 (aged 34)
Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

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