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Whitten, Kathleen Vera

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Occupation
Teacher, Farmer and Councillor

Summary

Kathleen Whitten was a successful local government figure for more than a decade, being Alderman of the Campbelltown Municipal Council (1959-72) and Mayor (1961-2). She was in favour of hospitals and sewerage provision for Campbelltown and St Marys and improvement in the rail services to the area. Kathleen Whitten was very active in her electorate and was patron of the local Girl Guides and Boy Scouts associations, a member and patron of Parents and Citizens Associations in North and East Campbelltown, President of the Campbelltown Milk Zone Dairymen's Council 1963-64, a member of V.I.E.W. and was associated with the Campbelltown Theatre Group and the Girls' Marching Association.

Sources used to compile this entry: Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 2, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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