Sibyl Enid Vera Munro MORRISON
Also known as: née Gibbs
Born: 18 August 1895
Died: 29 December 1961Special Achievements:
New South Wales' first woman barrister qualified in 1924 after graduating LL.B. from the University of Sydney's law school. As the only woman students in their year, both she and Marie Beuzeville Byles experienced cat-calling and foot-stomping from their male peers during classes. Sybil Morrison practiced briefly at the Bar, before going to England in 1930.
1940-1942 - First President of the Law School Comforts Fund.
1924 - Became a Barrister.
1937 - Remarried (after divorce) to Carlyle GREENWELL (Architect).
1942 - Became life vice-president member of Business and Professional Women's Club of Sydney.