Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Tweddle, J. T. ( - 1943)



J. Tweddle joined the Wallaby Club in 1921 and maintained his membership until his death in 1943. He was an accountant, Chairman of Andrew Bros Pty Ltd, and a Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria. He founded and presented [?] the Tweddle Babies Hospital and School of Mothercraft in Footscray, 1924.


Regarding his Vice-Presidency 1926: 'J.T. Tweddle, who was Vice-President, was obliged to leave Australia for the winter months, and consequently was unable to accept the position of President [in 1927]. This flight from winter proved to be his routine for the rest of his days, but as a rule he was able to come to the Christmas Dinners.'
J. Woodburn, page 63


1921 - 1943
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 141, additional references page 63, photographs page 42.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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