Mary Hyacinthe Petronel WHITE
Also known as: née Groom, Petronel
Born: 4 October 1900
Died: 01 June 1984Special Achievements:
The first woman to represent a capital city council in Australia, she was elected alderman to the Hamilton ward of the Brisbane City Council in 1949.
Penberthy, Peg. (1994). Women In History: Places Of Purpose: A Walking Tour Of Brisbane City. Brisbane, Queensland: The Australian Institute for Women's Research and Policy, Griffith University. pp. 116-119.