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Cummins, Alice Mary (1898 - 1943)

Born
1898
Died
1943
Occupation
Brewer, Business woman, Lawyer and Solicitor

Summary

Alice Cummins studied law at the University of Adelaide (LL.B., 1928). Admitted to the bar in South Australia (1928) and Western Australia (1930) she never practised. She was a businesswoman and brewer in Kalgoorlie. Death notices also stated that she was the first woman in Australia to take out a wireless transmitter's license.

Sources used to compile this entry: Birman, Wendy, 'Cummins, Alice Mary (1898-1943)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/cummins-alice-mary-9875.

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