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Club Secretaries

In 1951 the demands of administering a football team had grown to the extent that the position of Secretary became a full time position at the club. Previous to this the position had only been part time.

Note: In 1861, T. J. Connor (Jun) Hon.Sec of the cricket club at the time, appeared in classified advertisements in The Argus May 17th. and the 20th. in an attempt to form a Carlton Football Club.
As you can see the club was formed, but as yet it is not known if it continued, folded, or as the Carlton Cricket Club did, amalgamate with Royal Park.
See Formation of the Club for further details.

One of the Carlton founders George F. Bowen writing in Table Talk May 13 1898 (p13) says George Waugh was secretary in the club's first inception in 1861.
Perhaps Connor was secretary pro tem until a further meeting for the election of office holders took place?

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Argus May 20 (p8) 1861

1Ben James1864 - 1866-
2Robert McFarland1867 - 1868-
3Charlie Hillsden1869-
4Tom Power1870 - 18771875 David Jones, 1877 J. Gardiner, Assistant Secretaries
5John A. Turnbull1878 - 1879-
6E. A. Prevot1880-
7Thomas Henry Chuck1881-
8M. B. Hearne1882 - 18841882 Jack Spear Assistant Secretary.
9W. C. Donaldson1885 - 1891-
10John 'Jack' Melville1892 - 1895-
11Jim Balharry1896-
12H. Darke1897 - 1898-
13Jim Balharry*1899 - 1900-
14John 'Jack' Melville1901-
15Jack Worrall1902 - 1909-
16Arthur Ford1910 - 1911-
17George Bruce1912 - 1913-
18James E. Clinton1914 - 1918-
19Reginald Hunt1919 - 1924Became secretary of Hawthorn Feb. 1925
20Horrie Clover1925 - 1926-
21Patrick J. Cain1927 - 1933-
22Newton S. W. Chandler1934 - 1939-
23Harry Bell1940 - 1951-
24Larry Floyd1952 - 1955Until 30/08/55
25Colin F. Prosser1955 - 195601/09/55 to 13/01/56 and 19/03/56 to 31/08/56
26Newton S. W. Chandler195614/01/56 to 18/03/56 and 01/09/56 to 30/11/56
27Alan R. Cowie1957 - 1963-
28Gerald Burke1964 - 1969-
29T. G. Barker1969-
30Bert Deacon1970 - 1973-
31Alan R. Cowie*1974 - 1975-
32Keith McKenzie1976-
33David Allen1977 - 1978-
34Keith McKenzie1978-
35D. C. Allen1979-
36J. R. C. Allison1980 - 1981-
37I.S. Collins1981 - 1988In 1987 also held the title of Executive Director

*The Leader April 15 (p17) 1899 said H. W. Balharry was elected as secretary.
.* The Age April 09 in its report of the 1900 AGM said H. W. Balharry was elected as secretary.
.* Allan R. Cowie past secretary and vice president died of a heart attack at the club on 5 April 1976. He was also the former town clerk of the Shire of Knox.

Reserves
1873 Edmund Finn (jnr) / Thomas W. Templeton newspapers mention that he was Hon.Sec. in 1873 or 1874, died June 1874 at Palmerston Hotel Carlton.
1874 David Jones, 32 Capel Street Hotham
1875 David Jones
1876 F. Williams, Tyne Street Carlton
1877 E. T. Walters 5 Drummond Street Carlton
1879 A. Hadfield W. S. Clarke (Australasian April 21 p3)
1883 W. C. Donaldson
1888 Charles Carter
1885 A. J. Kelly
1890 E. Goody
1893 E. Penny (E. Marie on 1893 Membership Ticket)
1922 R. Henderson
1923 J. Gordon
1924 J. Wilson
1926 F. B. Brody (photo - see Reserves Image Gallery)
1927 Frank Brody (also a committeeman for the Carlton Cricket Club)
1928 F. Brody
1929 F. B. Brody
1930 Frank Brody (resigned late June) Died after a long illness February 10, 1931
1930 T. Henry (from late June)
1931 T. Henry
1934 A. Walker
1935 A. Walker
1936 A. Walker
1937 A. Walker
1940 A. Walker
1943 J. Klein

Thirds
1940 A. Sparks

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