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Frederica Alice Sachse (1866–1936)

Alice Sachse, n.d.

Alice Sachse, n.d.

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

Mrs. Arthur Sachse (Alice) Widow of the late Hon. Arthur Sachse, M.L.C., C.E., Patent Attorney, who for 28 years represented the North-eastern Province of Victoria. Hon. Minister in the Irvine Government and Minister of Education in the Bent Administration.

ACTIVITIES. One of the Friends of the Cathedral (Guide). On Committee of the Cathedral Children’s Corner. Member for two years of the Diocesan Mothers’ Union Council, and represented them on the Council of the Flag Empire Movement. Member of Committee of All Saints Branch of the Mothers’ Union. Hon. Treasurer for some years of the Australian Women’s National League (prior to 1920). A Vice-president of the South Yarra Branch of the A.W.N. League. Enrolled on the Honour Board of the A.W.N. League. A Vice-president of the Australian Women’s National Club. Associate Member of the National Council of Women. Member of Committee of Southern Suburbs Auxiliary of the Eye and Ear Hospital. On Committee of the Medical Missions Auxiliary of All Saints Branch. Member of All Saints Ladies’ Committee. Member of All Saints Ladies’ Choir. Member of Council of Victoria League. Member of Royal Empire Society (Victorian Branch). Member of Executive of the Overseas League (Victorian Branch), Member of Council of the Victorian Centenary Club. Member of English Speaking Union. Member of Executive of the St. Kilda Local Association of Girl Guides. A Vice-president of Committee of Renown Free Kindergarten (Prahran). Member of Committee of the Dickens’ Fellowship. Member of Mr. G. J. Mackay’s Community Singing.

HOBBIES. Reading, Walking, Music, Croquet, Bridge.

CLUBS. Australian Women’s National Club, The Victoria League, Austral Salon, Melbourne Croquet Club, Member Chamber Music Club.

ADDRESS. Having recently disposed of her beautiful home, “Marilla,” and not being desirous of leaving those familiar surroundings, is at present residing at Toorak Mansions, 189 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Additional Resources

  • bequests, Argus (Melbourne), 18 July 1936, p 21

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Alice Sachse, n.d.

Alice Sachse, n.d.

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

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Lange, Frederica Alice

St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


26 June, 1936 (aged ~ 70)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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