Glanville, Edith May

A strong and opinionated woman, Edith was a highly talented activist, feminist and lecturer who travelled extensively in the Middle East, was involved in the formation of the League of Nations and fought throughout her life for the poor and oppressed.

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Born
Redfern
1871
Died
1966
Name
Birth
Morrison, Edith May
Occupation
Position
1918
1932 - 1937
1937
1937 - 1966
Relationship
Parent of

Edith Glanville

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2016
Edith Glanville was a leading Sydney philanthropist and pioneering female Justice of the Peace. She supported Armenians, was involved in the beginnings of the League of Nations, and founded the Quota Club and the Soroptimists Club of Sydney.