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Parkes, Hilma Olivia Edla Johanna
Swedish born political organiser, feminist and suffragist. After emigrating to Sydney, she became a ward-sister at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She joined the Womanhood Suffrage League of New South Wales in 1897, becoming one of its eight vice-presidents and then in 1902, formed the Women's Liberal League of New South Wales.