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Contemporary press clippings:
A well-known Port Adelaide unionist, Mr. Leonard Carson, died at his residence, Dundas street, Yatala, on Thursday. Deceased. who was highly popular with all who knew him, was a member of both, the Port Adelaide branch of the Waterside Workers' Federation and the local branch of the Drivers' Union, besides which he took an active interest in lodge work. In his unions, particularly the drivers', he always took a prominent part, and was one whose views were always listened to. He was a past president of the Drivers' Union, and was for a long time an executive officer. "He was one of the finest trade unionists I have met," was the tribute paid on Friday by the local secretary of the Drivers Union (Mr . J. E. Stephens). The deceased was a past-president of the Port Adelaide branch of the A.N.A., and was also connected with the Alberton branch of the Loyal Orange Lodge. The funeral will take place this afternoon. Daily Herald September 4 1920
Members of the Port Adelaide Branch of the Waterside Workers Federation are respectfully requested to meet at the residence of their late Comrade, Brother LEONARD CARSON, Dundas Street Yatala, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, to follow his remains to the Cheltenham Cemetery. by Order, 247-8 F L CLIFFORD, President.
MEMBERS of THE Port Adelaide Sub-Branch of the Federated Carters and Drivers Industrial Union of Australia are respectfully re guested to meet at the residence of their late Comrade, Past President BROTHER L. C. CARSON, Dudas street, Yatala, at 3 p.m. on SATURDAY. to follow his remains to the Cheltenham Cemetery. J. E. STEPHEN'S, Secretary.
PORT ADELAIDE BRANCH, A.N.A. MEMBERS of the above Lodge are requested to meet at the Port Adelaide Railway Station TO-DAY (Saturday), September 4, 2-30 p.m., to follow the remains of their late ex-President Leonard Carson A E BARLOW, Secretary.
September 4 1920 Daily Herald (Saturday)