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Eileen Hall (1889–1963)

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Eileen Hall (1899-1963) bookbinder and trade union official

Birth: 1 October 1889 at Brisbane, Queensland, daughter of Thomas Francis Hall (1861-1905), a jeweller or optician, borne in Dublin, Ireland, and Catherine Theresa, née Doyle (1871-1938), born at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Unmarried. Death: 9 January 1963 in Brisbane Hospital. 

  • Her parents had married at Bolton, Lancashire, and arrived in Brisbane in January 1886.
  • Eileen lived all her career at Red Hill, Brisbane. She joined the Queensland branch of the Printing Trades Union on 27 October 1917, working as feeder at Government Printing Office, Brisbane.
  • Elected female organiser on 26 February 1923, holding position until retirement on 9 March 1959.
  • Died of shock and multiple injuries after a traffic accident.

Printing Trades Journal
, February 1963.

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1 October, 1889
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


9 January, 1963 (aged 73)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

motor vehicle accident

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