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Arnot, Jean Fleming (1903–1995)

Jean Fleming Arnot. Birth  23rd April 1903, Pymble, NSW. Daughter of – Arnot, accountant.  Death: 27th September 1995, Sydney.

Grew up Pymble, NSW. Joined Public Library of NSW, 1921; active in  Public Service Union, NSW 1920s-1968; equal pay activist, delivering landmark speech at PSU conference, 1937, winning union gold medal; 1947 one of first women to attend Biennial Conference of Australian Public Service Federation. Upon retirement in 1968 was head cataloguer at State Library.

Red Tape, November 1988; SMH, 22 April 1993;

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  • Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement 1788-1975, 2012

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