McKenzie, Violet

Electrical engineer who taught thousands of women, and soldiers, to use radio for signalling, founded the Wireless Weekly and pioneered technical education for women.

Milestone
Born
Melbourne, Victoria
28 Sep 1890
Died
Glenwood Nursing Home, Sydney
23 May 1982
Name
Birth
Granville, Florence Violet
Alternate
Wallace, Violet
Occupation
Position
1934
1936
1939
Relationship
Spouse
31 Dec 1924 - 1958

McKenzie, Violet

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A pioneer in Australian radio and electrical engineering, Violet McKenzie had a lifetime commitment to technical education and training, especially for women.