Authors

Paul Wycherley

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Place of Publication

Churchlands, Western Australia

Comments

Wycherley, P. (1997). Mrs Cowan's clock: The location of the Edith Cowan memorial. Churchlands, Australia: Edith Cowan University.

Abstract

When the septuagenarian Mrs Edith Dircksey Cowan (nee Brown) OBE, J P died on 9 June 1932 few denied, at least overtly, that she deserved an appropriate memorial. Edith Cowan is remembered today as the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament as the Member for West Perth in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for three years from 12 March 1921 until defeated in the 1924 election...

 
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