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Graham, Edith Caroline (1869–1942)

Edith Graham, n.d.

Edith Graham, n.d.

from Who's Who in the World of Women, vol 2, 1934

Mrs Roland Graham (Edith Caroline Hope)

Born, Northern Ireland, of Scottish Parents. Educated in Ireland and in England. Daughter of the late Samuel Watson Hope Campwell, Esq., Landlord, of Northern Ireland. Wife of the late Roland Graham, Solicitor, of Melbourne, who was educated at the Melbourne Grammar School and Melbourne University. A member of the Melbourne Club. Son of the late Hon. James Graham, Member of the first Legislative Council of Victoria and godson of the first Governor of Victoria, Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe. Was also the first Treasurer of the Chamber of Commerce and was the recipient of the letters of old pioneers from Governor La Trobe, which he deposited in the Public Library.

ACTIVITIES. Life Governor of the Alfred Hospital; Member of the Victoria League; Life Member of the Navy League, N.S.W.; Member of Navy League of Victoria; Member of the Committee of the Blue Triangle Forward Movement; Member of the Mission to Seamen. During the Great War, worked in the interests of the Soldiers’ Club (Y.M.C.A.), and many organisations inaugurated to assist recruiting.

HOBBIES. Keen horsewoman. Lover of animals. Gardening. CLUBS. English Speaking Union, Metropolitan Golf Club, Quamby Club.

ADDRESS. “Fintry,” Tahara Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria.

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'Graham, Edith Caroline (1869–1942)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/graham-edith-caroline-14804/text25985, accessed 6 December 2020.

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Edith Graham, n.d.

Edith Graham, n.d.

from Who's Who in the World of Women, vol 2, 1934