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Grounds, Lucy Margaret (1908 - 1987)

Born
10 September 1908
Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
Died
October 1987
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/cdd/women/leadership/significant_tasmanian_women/significant_tasmanian_women_-_research_listing/lucy_grounds

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Lucy Grounds was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Tasmania representing the district of Launceston on 29 September 1951. She succeeded her husband Arthur after his death and remained in the parliament until her defeat at the 1958 election. In 2005 she was entered on the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women.

Rosemary Francis

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