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William Angwin

angwinWilliam Charles Angwin (8 May 1863 – 9 June 1944) was an Australian politician who was Deputy Premier of Western Australia 1924-27, and Agent-General for Western Australia in London 1927-33. Born in Cornwall, he worked as a carpenter and builder before moving to Australia. He was a founding member of the East Fremantle Municipal Council and a member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for the Labor Party from 1904 until 1927, representing the seats of East Fremantle and North-East Fremantle. Wikipedia.

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WC Angwin with the other East Fremantle councillors in 1925. FHC photo #55-02.

Angwin St, which goes up the hill opposite the East Fremantle Post Office, was renamed for him (it was formerly Bellevue St).

References and links

Streets of East Freo page for Angwin.

Wikipedia page


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