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Brendon, Kathleen Louise (1894–1947)

Kathleen Brendon, by Lafayette, n.d.

Kathleen Brendon, by Lafayette, n.d.

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

Mrs. E. L. Brendon (Kathleen Louise)

Born, Maitland, New South Wales. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hart, of Maitland, New South Wales. Grand-daughter of a well-known New South Wales family of early settlers. Wife of Eric Louis Brendon, Esq., of the British Australian Tobacco Company, of Melbourne; son of the late Louis Benjamin, Esq., of Messrs. W. D. & H. O. Wills, and a descendant of a pioneering family who arrived in Australia in 1839. Family, two daughters: Anne and Jill, both educated at Merton Hall Church of England Girls’ Grammar School, Melbourne.

ACTIVITIES. Hon. Treasurer of Eye and Ear Hospital Auxiliary; Vice-president of West Caulfield Branch of Australian Women’s National League; Member of Hebrew Ladies’ Benevolent Society. Keenly interested in Social Welfare work for the Blind, Hospitals, Kindergartens, etc. During the Great War was an active worker for the Red Cross Book Depot, French Australian League, Artillery Comforts’ Fund, etc., etc. Has travelled extensively throughout Europe and the Continent.

HOBBIES. Golf, Bridge, Collector of Old Prints of Melbourne.

CLUB. Yarra Golf.

ADDRESS. 4 Sidewell Street, East St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Kathleen Brendon, by Lafayette, n.d.

Kathleen Brendon, by Lafayette, n.d.

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