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Wright, Margaret Noni

Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Margaret Wright was a once only candidate for a short lived party: the Workers Party in the 1976 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Illawarra. Trained as a nurse, Margaret, at the time of her candidacy, was a housewife and the mother of three children, living in West Wollongong.

Sources used to compile this entry: Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 4, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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