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David Glyndur (Dini) Madders (1896–1971)

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David Glyndur (Dini) Madders (1896-1971) coal miner

Birth: 12 January 1896, Howard, Queensland. Son of John Madders, miner and unionist, and Mary Jane nee Evans. Brother of Tom and Robert. Death: 18 February 1971, Maryborough, Queensland.

  • Coalminer, Burrum, Queensland.
  • During 1930s, worked briefly at Howard, where he attempted unsuccessfully to establish a union, and at Bluff and Torbanlea;
  • held positions of local check inspector, scrutineer & committeeman in Burgowan branch of Miners' Federation;
  • supported Bill Orr as general president of Miners' Federation.

Sources
P. Thomas, 1986.

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'Madders, David Glyndur (Dini) (1896–1971)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/madders-david-glyndur-dini-31942/text39406, accessed 23 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

12 January, 1896
Howard, Queensland, Australia

Death

18 February, 1971 (aged 75)
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia

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