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Cooper, Jessie Mary (1914 - 1993)

Born
1914
Died
1993
Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

A member of the Liberal and Country League, Jessie Cooper was the first woman to be elected to the Parliament of South Australia in the Legislative Council in 1959 and served until her retirement in 1979.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

  • [Biographical cuttings on Jessie Cooper, Liberal MLC in SA], BIOG; National Library of Australia. Details
  • Jessie Cooper interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording], 1980, ORAL TRC 782; National Library of Australia. Details

State Library of South Australia

  • Liberal Party, S. A. Division : SUMMARY RECORD, 1900 - 1997, SRG 168 PART OUTSIZE 1,6; State Library of South Australia. Details

Rosemary Francis

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