Edward Findley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Edward Findley

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 08-Sep-1864

Place of Birth: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 26-Oct-1947

Profession: politician, typesetter

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Edward Findley

  • Edward Findley (8 September 1864 – 26 October 1947) was an Australian politician and publisher. Findley was born in Bendigo, Victoria (then called Sandhurst) and was apprenticed as a compositor on the Bendigo Independent before moving to Melbourne in the early 1880s to work on the Daily Telegraph, which closed in 1892.
  • He became an active unionist and was elected president of the Australasian Typographical Union in 1897.
  • He established a weekly newspaper, the Boomerang in 1894, but it ran for only eight issues.
  • He helped establish the Toscin, a radical union weekly in 1896.

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