1879 - 1952
For brief biographical information, refer to this obituary from The Advertiser, 12 September 1952
"Tom Garrett was born in Hobart on December 20,1879 into a family of merchants and accountants, which had settled in Tasmaia in the 1930s. He was educated at Hutchins School and worked for a while thereafter in his father's bank. He then left for Melbourne where he is believed to have studied for the ministy. He wandered and later settled in Sydney where he obtained a job in the art deparment of Swain's shop..."