- 11 November 1876
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 2 May 1950
Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia
- Feminist, Political candidate and Women's rights activist
- Alternative Names
- Cameron, Eleanor (maiden name, 11 November 1876 - 2 May 1950)
Eleanor Glencross was the second woman to stand for the Victorian Parliament. She unsuccessfully contested the seat of Brighton in 1928 as an Independent Nationalist. She had previously stood for the Federal seat of Henty in 1922 and in 1943 the seat of Martin. A former general secretary, chief speaker and organizer of the Australian Women's National League in 1920 Glencross became president of the Housewives' Association of Victoria. In 1923 she became president of the Federated Housewives Association of Australia. During World War II she was prominent in patriotic activities as a member of the State advisory committee of the Commonwealth prices commissioner, the council of the Lord Mayor's Patriotic and War Fund and of the executive of the Women's Voluntary National Register.