Lawson, Louisa

Writer, newspaper proprietor and advocate for women's rights and womanhood suffrage.

Milestone
Born
Guntawang station, near Mudgee, New South Wales
17 Feb 1848
Died
Gladesville Hospital for the Insane, Sydney
12 Aug 1920
Name
Alternate
Larsen, Louisa
Birth
Albury, Louisa
17 Feb 1848 - 07 Jul 1866
Occupation
Position
1888
1893 - 1895
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
Lawson, Peter, aka Larsen, Niels Hertzberg
07 Jul 1866 - 31 Dec 1888

Lawson, Louisa

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Writer, publisher, inventor and activist, Louisa Lawson influenced Sydney life at the turn of the twentieth century in many ways. At her death, she was called 'the mother of womanhood suffrage in New South Wales'.