Adelaide Laetitia MIETHKE
Also known as: Addie
Died: 4/02/1962Special Achievements:
1916 - She was the first woman vice-president of the South Australian Public School Teacher's Union.
1924 - Became the first female inspector of high schools.
1937 - Miethke was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) for her role as President of the South Australian Women's Centenary Council, particularly in organising the Pageant of Empire on 27-28 November 1936.
1924 - Obtained her Arts degree.
1934-40 - She was state president of the National Council of Women South Australia.
1936-42 - Held the position as national president of the National Council of Women.
1941 - She assumed direction of the South Australia Schools Patriotic Fund.
1941-46 – Editor of the magazine, Children's Hour, distributed monthly to South Australian schoolchildren.
1950 - She established the School of the Air for outback children.