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O'Kelly, Norah (c. 1902 - 1999)

Born
c. 1902
Died
4 April 1999
Roseville, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Businesswoman

Summary

Norah O'Kelly and her husband Charles, managed a large block of furnished flats in Darlinghurst for more than twenty years. They were active members of the Liberal Party and took part in many campaigns in parliamentary and local elections. Norah contested the 1962 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of King. Her candidacy seemed to have been motivated by her belief that "every Liberal everywhere should have the right and opportunity of voting for a Liberal".

Sources used to compile this entry: Sydney Morning Herald, 7 April, 1999 p.31 The Australian Liberal, April 1962.

Annette Alafaci

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