Deposit N323 - W P Evans Collection

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W P Evans Collection


  • c. 1875 - 1973 (Creation)

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0.2 m (1 type 1 box)

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(1899 -)

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William Peter (Bill) Evans was born on 19 April 1899 in Kerang, Victoria. He was Assistant Secretary of the Victorian Branch of the Federated Engine Drivers and Firemens Association of Australasia (FEDFA) from 1931-1935. He was Victorian Branch Secretary of the Association from 1936 to 1942. He was elected Melbourne Trades Hall Council representative on the Workers Compensation Board of Victoria in 1943. In January 1947 he took up the position of General Secretary of FEDFA which he held until his retirement in 1964.

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Memoir and history of industrial relations in Australia, 1907–1970, and of the Federated Engine Drivers and Firemens Association in particular.


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Entered from deposit description on 1 September 2011; revised by Phuong Dang on 10 May 2016




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