Joseph (Joe) Ignatius Langtry

  • Born 2 September 1880 in Kyabram, Victoria
  • Died 30 April 1951
  • Wheat farmer and hotel keeper
  • Married Catherine Maloney; three sons and two daughters
  • Member of Rural Industries Committee 1941-1943
  • A 1949 Sydney Morning Herald article said about him: “… a cheerful soul, the life of many a party. It is not unusual for this former shearer to bring down the house at, say, a gathering of diplomats, by an impromptu turn of the type which has entertained many a shearing shed (and, it’s said, held many a vote) a fervent recitation from the Bush Ballads topped off with a rough Irish jig and a husky Irish song.”
Cristy Houghton