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Wheaton, Amy Grace (1898–1988)

Mrs R.D. Wheaton by Broothorn

Mrs R.D. Wheaton by Broothorn

Who's Who in the World of Women

Degree of Master of Arts of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science (Econ. ) of London. Daughter of Ernest C. W. Priest, of Adelaide, South Australia. Great grand-daughter of Charles Thomas Hewett, an early member of the House of Representatives, South Australia, who was noted for his Immigration Policy.

Wife of Ralph Douglas Wheaton, son of George Wheaton, Esq., Pastoralist, “Hydon,” Red Hills, South Australia.

Family, two sons, Geoffrey Brendan, Neville Alistair.

ACTIVITIES. Travelled extensively in Europe for seven years, some months of which were spent in Rennes University

COMMITTEES. Member of Executive of Victorian Women’s Citizen Movement, Member of National Council of Women.

HOBBIES. Art, Literature, Sociology, Economics and Child Psychology—particularly fond of riding.

CLUB. Lyceum.

ADDRESS. Burke Road, Deepdene, Melbourne, Victoria.

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

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'Wheaton, Amy Grace (1898–1988)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/wheaton-amy-grace-15810/text30238, accessed 24 November 2020.

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