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Lady Elsie Cecilia Raws (1882–1946)

Lady Elsie Cecilia Raws

Lady Elsie Cecilia Raws

Wife of Sir William Lennon Raws, Kt., C. B. E., Director of Public Companies, and Attorney in Australasia for Imperial Chemical Industries Limited; Chairman, Australian Metal Exchange, 1915-23 (C. B. E., 1918); President of Associated Chambers of Commerce of Australia, 1925-26 (knighted, 1926).

Daughter of the late William and Mary Rogers. Born, Adelaide, South Australia. Educated at the Misses Thornber, Adelaide.

Family, one son, three daughters: Geoffrey William, Mary Lennon (Mrs. J. W. Barnaby), Helen Margaret, and Dorothy Gwen.

CHARITIES. Member of the South Yarra Branch of the Children’s Hospital Auxiliary; also a Member of the Melbourne Hospital Auxiliary, South Yarra Branch, and Member of the South Yarra Branch of St. Martin’s Boys’ Home.

CLUB. Alexandra.

ADDRESS. 29 Kensington Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria.

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'Raws, Lady Elsie Cecilia (1882–1946)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/raws-lady-elsie-cecilia-19410/text30829, accessed 20 May 2024.

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