Robert Clyde Packer
Australian businessman
Robert Clyde Packer
Robert Clyde Packer was the founder of Australia's Packer media dynasty, which used to own Publishing and Broadcasting Limited now owns Consolidated Press Holdings and Crown Limited. Packer was born in Tasmania, the son of a senior customs official, Arthur Howard Packer (died 20 August 1912) and Margaret Fitzmaurice Packer (née Clyde) (1855-1915). Arthur Packer was a son of Frederick Alexander Packer and his wife Augusta (née Gow).
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Whistleblower Suit Against Robert Packer Hospital, Guthrie Clinic Dismissed - Becker's ASC Review
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based Guthrie Clinic and its Robert Packer Hospital that alleged the organization submitted false claims to federal health programs resulting from improper financial arrangements, according to a Times-Tribune report. The suit was filed Rodney Repko,
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Woman Hit By Truck in Ithaca - WBNG-TV
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Ithaca police say the 46 year old woman was taken to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre with serious injuries. On Monday, she was crossing at the intersection of Buffalo Street and North Meadow. Police say a 59 year old man driving a passenger truck
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Woman Hospitalized After She Was Struck by Pickup - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
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A woman suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to the Robert Packer Trauma Center in Sayre, Pa., after being struck by a black Lincoln pickup truck in downtown Ithaca around 9:30 am Tuesday. When police arrived, “she was alert and
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EDWARD P. JESSUP - Hornell Evening Tribune
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25, 2011) at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., following a short illness. Ed was born July 28, 1922, in Mansfield, Pa., to Leonard and Lillian (Price) Jessup. On Nov. 24, 1945, in Smethport, Pa., he married Winifred M. Van Gorder, who survives and
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Bath man dies in snorkeling accident in Seneca Lake - Hornell Evening Tribune
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A Bath man died early Saturday morning at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. after he nearly drowned in a snorkeling accident the previous night in Seneca Lake. Graham Andruss, 24, of 8873 County Route 13, was resuscitated at the ... - -
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Rogers case to go to trial - Towanda Daily Review
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Bates required emergency surgery at Robert Packer Hospital to remove part of his bowel and repair an abdomen so badly damaged that Bates' stomach and intestines spilled outside his body. A surgeon estimated July 17 that Bates had lost a liter of blood
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Owego Victims Identified - WBGH
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Her passenger, 26 year-old Alexander Matuza of Owego was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Matuza was not wearing a seat belt. Keough is still at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre where she is listed in stable condition. She has been ticketed with
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Police identify victim, driver in fatal crash - Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Keough was taken to Robert Packer Hospital, where she remains in stable condition, police said. Passenger Alexander Matuza, 26, also of Owego, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Matuza wasn't wearing a seatbelt. Keough was issued a traffic
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Boaters Say "Fatal Accident Could Have Been Prevented" - WETM-TV
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The other two passengers are being treated for injuries at Robert Packer Hospital . But boaters we spoke with say this accident could have been prevented. Doug Viele, of Horseheads, said, “I feel it shouldn't have happened. If there's a light system ... -
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Stabbing victim still in critical condition - Morning Times
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By Morning Times SAYRE — A man who was stabbed early Sunday morning is still listed in critical condition in Robert Packer Hospital's intensive care unit, according to hospital officials. Buck Bates was one of two men who were stabbed in the 1:31 am
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Robert Packer Hospital hosts demonstration - Towanda Daily Review
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Review Photo/Amanda Renko A spectator tests out the da Vinci robotic surgery system during a "test-drive" event held Tuesday at Robert Packer Hospital. Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre hosted a demonstration Tuesday of its
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Two stabbed in downtown - Morning Times
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Both victims were transported via Greater Valley Emergency Medical Services ambulance to Robert Packer Hospital for treatment. The unidentified victim left the hospital “against medical advice,” said police. Bates, however, remains at Robert Packer and
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Robert Packer Hospital named first in state for overall hospital care - Towanda Daily Review
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Tina Pickett presents a certificate from the state House of Representatives which congratulates Robert Packer Hospital on its rankings. From left: Guthrie Healthcare System CEO Mark Stensager, Pickett, and Robert Packer Hospital President Marie Droege
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PA presents proclamation to Robert Packer Hospital - YNN
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In the past decade, Robert Packer Hospital has received 18 Thomson Reuters awards. Now it has another special honor to add to the list. Our Lara Greenberg has more. Then come back here and refresh the page. SAYRE, PA -- For five years in a row,
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    FIFTIES
  • 1934
    Age 54
    He was buried on 21 May 1934 in the Packer family mausoleum at South Head Cemetery..
    More Details Hide Details He left an estate valued at ₤54,706 to his wife, son and daughter. His wife, Ethel Packer died in Wellington, New Zealand on 1 April 1947. According to Gerald Stone, in Compulsive Viewing, the Packer fortune is reputed to be founded on a stroke of luck, when he found 10 shillings at a Tasmanian race track and put it on a winning horse at twelve to one. It was enough to pay his way to the mainland, to begin his newspaper career.
  • 1930
    Age 50
    He left Smith's Weekly in 1930 in possession of a half share in the paper (he had helped purchase McKay's interest in 1927) and substantial holdings in Australian Associated Newspapers, publishers of The Telegraph and The Sunday Sun (who had bought out the Daily Guardian and Sunday Guardian in 1929).
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1918
    Age 38
    In 1918 he joined with James Joynton Smith and Claude McKay in the foundation of Smith's Weekly, followed in 1923 by the Daily Guardian (both now defunct but at the time highly profitable with circulations in the hundreds of thousands).
    More Details Hide Details Notable achievements included launching the first Miss Australia beauty contest at the Daily Guardian in 1926.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1908
    Age 28
    R.C., as he came to be called, became a journalist first in Hobart, later in Cairns, Bellingen, Macksville, Tamworth, Dubbo (where he edited The Dubbo Liberal, owned by a young widow) and finally Sydney in 1908, where he joined the staff of the Sunday Times, became editor in 1913, then sub-editor with The Sydney Sun.
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  • 1903
    Age 23
    Robert Clyde Packer married Ethel Maud Hewson (1878-1947) on 13 July 1903 at St. Matthias Church, Paddington, New South Wales.
    More Details Hide Details They had two children; Frank Packer (1906-1974) and Kathleen Mary Packer (1910-2000), known later as Lady Kathleen Stening, wife of Sir George Stening (1904-1996). Packer died of heart failure at age 54 whilst on board the P & O ship, RMS Maloja. The ship was cruising on the Mediterranean at the time. Packer was pronounced dead at Marseille, France and his son Frank inherited his publishing interests, expanding them into a formidable media empire, which was expanded still further by Frank's son Kerry and grandson, James.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1879
    Born
    Born in 1879.
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