Biographical entry Cato, John Cyril (Jack) (1889 - 1971)

4 April 1889
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
14 August 1971
Sandringham, Victoria, Australia
Photographer and Writer of Inscription


John Cyril (Jack) Cato was an Australian photographer. Born in Launceston, Tasmania in 1889, he worked as a photographer in Hobart and England before opening his own photography studio in Melbourne. He wrote for The Age newspaper and produced several books including the autobiography I Can Take It. Robert Menzies knew Cato through the Melbourne Savage Club.


Newton, Gael. Cato, John Cyril (Jack) (1889-1971), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Published in hard copy 1993, accessed online 30 January 2013.

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