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Commemorates the former Mayor of Preston.

As managing director of Henry P. Zwar Pty Ltd, he employed over one hundred men at his premises in Cramer Street, Preston, producing leather, mainly for automobile and furniture upholstery. A member of the Commonwealth Leather Board during World War One, and of the Tanners` Wages Board of Victoria, he was sometime president of the Federated Master Tanners` Association of Australia and of its Victorian branch. Known locally as `H.P.` or `Dick`, Zwar was also a member (1929-35) of the Preston City Council and mayor in 1933-34.


Address:Preston & Northcote Community Hospital, Preston, 3072
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.74
Long: 144.999722
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Source: MA,ADB
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