Deposit Z459 - Maurice Mulheron collection

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Maurice Mulheron collection


  • 1945 - 1996 (Creation)

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5.1 m

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(? - 2001)

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Maurice (Maurie) Mulheron was a signalman with the New South Wales Railways. On 1 April 1938 he joined the Australian Railways Union (ARU) becoming secretary of the NSW Signalmen's Section of the ARU. From 1964-1981 he was the ARU's NSW State Branch Councillor; 1967-1969 NSW State vice president; 1971-1981 Metropolitan Traffic Councillor; Australian Councillor; National Rules Committee; ARU representative on the Signal Box Reclassification Committee. Mulheron was a delegate at State Branch Conferences of the ARU and at the first National Convention held in Albury-Wodonga in 1978. He was president of the Public Transport Union's Retired Members Organisation from about 1994-1995. He is author of Fifty Years of Signalling: History of the Signalmen's Section 1936-1986, printed by the Australian Railways Union. Mulheron died in April 2001.

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Minutes and related papers of the Signalmen’s Section of the Australian Railways Union; ARU NSW State Councillor’s papers; manuscript of Fifty Years of Signalling (no date); subject files, correspondence, press cuttings, printed material and photographs.


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Entered from deposit description on 30 September 2011




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