Mary Alice HOLMAN
Also known as: May
Born: 18 July 1893
Died: 20 March 1939Special Achievements:
Australia's first female Labor Parliamentarian (Western Australia) who served more than ten years.
Image - May Holman
A cropped image of May Holman, the West Australian politician, musician, and perthonality. [sic] She is wearing a loosely tailored cloak, made from the skin of an fluffy animal, and is holding a book in the original photograh. [sic] Obtained from an online article published by Curtin University, entitled 1926, Diary of a Labour Man [John Curtin] as editor of the Westralian Worker.
Wikimedia Commons: File:May Holman MLA (crop).jpg
Nugent, Maria. (2002). Women’s Employment and Professionalism in Australia: Histories, Themes and Places. Canberra, ACT: Australia Heritage Commission, p. 84.
“Associated with Edith Cowan (first woman member of State Assembly); May Holman (first woman Labor member of the Legislative Assembly; Florence Cardell-Oliver (first woman cabinet minister in the State Assembly); and Carmen Lawrence (the first women [sic] premier.”
Camilleri, Jenny. (2002). Mary Alice Holman (May). Some Outstanding Women of Broken Hill & District (82). Jenny Camilleri.