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Anderson, Emily Sarah (1876–1947)

Emily Anderson, n.d.

Emily Anderson, n.d.

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

Mrs. George Anderson (Emily Sarah)

BORN: Ballarat. Victoria.

Daughter of the late Rev. John Green, an early pioneer Methodist Minister, one of the first ministers in the Goulburn Valley, who held services beneath the shade of gum trees; many times being interrupted by passing mobs of kangaroos. Wife of George Anderson, Esq., M. A., LL. M., M. Com. (Melb. ), Barrister and Solicitor, Director Anderson Gowan Pty. Ltd. (printers), Industrial Officer of the Printing & Allied Trades Employers’ Federation of Australia, author of Fixation of Wages in Australia.  Son of the late Thomas Anderson, Esq., of Dundee, Scotland.

Family, three daughters and a son: Ethel (now Mrs. Lumsden, of Sydney), Edith (now Mrs. Read, of Melbourne), Flora and George.

CHARITIES. Member of the Women's National Council (Melb.), and interested in the Tweddle Hospital and other charitable organisations.

ACTIVITIES. Has travelled very extensively throughout Britain and Europe (visiting Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France), also Canada, U.S.A. and New Zealand.

HOBBIES. Keen student of Literature, Drama and Music (was church organist for 10 years).

ADDRESS. "Wynoona", Lansell Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria

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Emily Anderson, n.d.

Emily Anderson, n.d.

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