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Connor, Marjorie (1906 - 1991)

Born
1906
Colac, Victoria, Australia
Died
7 May 1991
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Miss Marjorie Connor was born in Colac, Victoria in 1906 and died in Balwyn on 7 May 1991 aged 84. She was educated by a governess an later attended Lauriston before training as a nurse at the Alfred Hospital 1925-1928. After graduation she worked in the private consulting rooms of a dermatologist who used radium. She sustained some radium burns to the hand. From 1945-1972 she was the Executive Secretary of the Royal Victorian College of Nursing. Both it and its successor the RANF Vic. Branch awarded her Honorary Life Memberships. After her retirement she became the Hon. Secretary/Treasurer of the Florence Nightingale Committee Vic. Br. until shortly before her death.

(Source: Historical Note University Melbourne Archives)

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Connor, Marjorie, c. 1920 - 1990, 95/100; Connor, Marjorie (1906 - 1991); The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Anne Heywood

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