- 7 June 1886
Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
- 11 May 1954
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Alderman, Lawyer, Local government councillor and Politician
- Alternative Names
- Fowler, Elizabeth (also known as)
The first woman alderman, mayor and among the first women JPs and MPs in New South Wales, Lilian Fowler was a blunt and tenacious politician, who worked on behalf of women and the underprivileged.
Labor candidate for Newtown in 1941 (unsuccessful), 1944 (elected) and 1947 (elected). Lang Labor candidate for Newtown-Annandale in 1950. Alderman Newtown Municipal Council 1928, first woman alderman in NSW, re-elected 1935-37, 1938-40, 1941-44, 1948. Mayor 1938-39.