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Skelsey, Dora Madge (c. 1909 - 1994)

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Born
c. 1909
Died
21 July 1994
Occupation
Restauranteur

Summary

Dora Skelsey was a once only candidate for parliament: Liberal Party candidate, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Lakemba, 1959. She ran a catering business and a hotel in the city, and in 1959 was the owner and manager of a restaurant in Sylvania. Dora Skelsey was a Justice of the Peace and was active in charitable work and fund raising during and after World War II. She was a member of the Soroptomist Club of St George and was a keen sportswoman, playing both golf and bowls. She was married with one son.

Sources used to compile this entry: Sun Herald, February 1959; The Australian Liberal, March 1959.

Annette Alafaci

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