Ruby Florence HUTCHINSON
Also known as: née Herbert
Born: 15 February 1892
Died: 17 December 1974Special Achievements:
1959 - Founder of the Australian Consumer Association.
First woman elected to the Legislative Council in Western Australia.
First to take her place in any Australian Council.
Fourth woman to be elected to the Parliament of Western Australia.
First woman in Australia to serve in parliament alongside her husband.
Image - Ruby Hutchison ca 1954
Description: Ruby Hutchison, c1954, first woman elected to Western Australia's Legislative Council Date: 10 May 1954 Source: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/245572352 - The Melbourne Herald via National Library of Australia Author: Unknown
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