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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Hitchin, Edward William

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Hitchin, Edward William, formerly Auditor-General, South Australia, was appointed clerk in the Registrar-General's department in that colony in 1850; clerk in the Colonial Secretary's department in 1851; second assistant Colonial Secretary in 1856; secretary to the Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration in 1857; secretary to the Commissioner of Public Works in 1859; Under-Treasurer in 1860; and Auditor-General in 1868. He retired from the Civil Service on Jan. 30th, 1883, and died on June 6th, 1885.