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Flynn, Julia Teresa (1878 - 1947)

Born
24 January 1878
West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
14 October 1947
Occupation
School inspector

Summary

A graduate of the University of Melbourne with a reputation as an outstanding mathematics teacher, Julia Flynn was appointed inspector of secondary schools in 1914. She became a senior inspector in the Victorian Department of Education in 1924, and in 1937 was appointed chief inspector of schools. Flynn was a devoted Catholic and a feminist reformer.

Sources used to compile this entry: Palmer, Imelda, 'Flynn, Julia Teresa (1878-1947)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080555b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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