Patience Rosemary THOMS

Also known as: Pat

Born: 13/09/1915

Died: 2/03/2006

Special Achievements:

In 1968 this former Brisbane journalist was appointed the first Australian (and first from the Southern Hemisphere) President of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, an action group that seeks solutions and lobbies on issues for all working women.


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    Miss Patience Thoms First Australian President of International Federation Business & Professional Women, 1968-71

    Anna Smith, Photographer, Chermside. Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Patience THOMS.