Dorothy Angove spent her childhood in Semaphore, South Australia and Perth, Western Australia. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Adelaide. Angove taught at St Peters College and Girton Girls' School (Kensington Park, S. A.). She also helped Jewish graduate refugees as well as teaching at the Adelaide Children's Hospital and Dr Barnado's Homes. In 1939 she became President of the Lyceum Club.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aangove%2C+dorothy/aangove+dorothy/1,2,2,B/frameset&FF=aangove+dorothy+1886+1985&1,1, accessed 2004-04-05.