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Cranley, Alison Hilma Barbara

MBE

Born
Australia
Occupation
Educator

Summary

Hilma Cranley was an active member of the Victorian Teachers' Union throughout her teaching career, attaining the position of female vice-president in 1961. A leading personality in the struggle for equal pay and equal opportunity for women teachers in Victoria, she became the first woman chairman of the Council of Adult Education. In recognition of her services to education she was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 1 January 1970.

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