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Demaine, William Halliwell, 1859-1939
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William Halliwell Demaine was born at Bradford, Yorkshire England on 25 February 1959. Migrated to Australian in March 1880. He was a printer, newspaper proprietor, politician, formed an Eight hour Association, formed the General Labourers' Union, was secretary of the Wide Bay and Burnett Branch of the Australian Labor Federation, founded the weekly newspaper Alert, attended Labor-in-Politics conventions. He died at Maryborough on 18 August 1939.
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Revised, Linda Justo, 27-Oct-2020.
Murphy, D. J. (1981). 'Demaine, William Halliwell (1859–1939)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, accessed online 27 October 2020.