Henry Ernest Boote

(20 May 1865 - 14 August 1949 / Liverpool, England)

Henry Ernest Boote
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Henry Ernest Boote was an Australian editor, journalist, propagandist, poet, and fiction writer.

Biography

Born in Liverpool, England, 20 May 1865, Boote began working as an apprentice to a printer at the age of ten before emirating to Australia in 1889. That same year he married Mary Jane Paingdestre, and began working in Brisbane as a compositor. He was an inspired trade unionist and became involved in the Queensland labour movement, writing articles and propagandist from a socialist slant. In 1894, the Australian Labour Federation posted Boote to Bundaberg as editor of the Bundaberg Guardian. In 1896 he moved to Gympie, where he established a paper called The Gympie ... more »

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