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Oakden, Cora Clara (1867–1954)

Cora C. Oakden

Cora C. Oakden

Raphaél Studios

Born, Victoria. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Glass, of St. Kilda, Melbourne.

Wife of the late Percy Oakden, A. R. I. B. A., Architect, of Melbourne, son of the late Phillip Oakden, of Tasmania, an early pioneer.

ACTIVITIES. Member of Children’s Hospital for 24 years and Hon. Secretary for 18 years. For 25 years was Hon. Treasurer of the Methodist Home for Children, Cheltenham. A member of the Baby Health Centre of Victoria for 12 years. One of first members of the Children’s Welfare Association. Vice-president of the Melbourne Croquet Club.

HOBBIES. Painting, Croquet.

CLUBS. Alexandra, Lyceum and English Speaking Union.

ADDRESS. “Gordonbush,” Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria.

Original Publication

  • Who's Who of the World of Women (Reference Press Association), v 2, 1934 (view original)

Citation details

'Oakden, Cora Clara (1867–1954)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/oakden-cora-clara-19249/text30761, accessed 20 February 2020.

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