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Adamson, Jennifer

Occupation
Parliamentarian
Alternative Names
  • Cashmore, Jennifer (married name)

Summary

A member of the Liberal Party, Jennifer Adamson was elected as the Member for Coles in the House of Assembly of the Parliament of South Australia at the state election, which was held in 1977. In 1979 she was appointed Minister of Health and Tourism in the Tonkin Government. In 1992 she offered herself as a candidate for the Party leadership, but was unsuccessful. She retired from Parliament at the 1993 election.

Rosemary Francis

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