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Stewart, Margaret Grace (1882–1948)

Margaret Stewart, n.d.

Margaret Stewart, n.d.

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One of the main interests outside her home of Mrs. Margaret Grace McKellar Stewart, whose death occurred on Friday after a short illness, was the education of women in public affairs. A graduate of the University of Melbourne, and wife of Professor McKellar Stewart, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, she was for some time a president of the University Wives' Club.

Mrs. McKellar Stewart was instrumental in establishing the Blackwood branch of the Women's Non-Party Association, later merged into the SA League of Women voters, of which she was appointed president last year.

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'Stewart, Margaret Grace (1882–1948)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/stewart-margaret-grace-13809/text24663, accessed 14 November 2019.

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