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Adella Jane (Addie) Carver (1886–1937)

Death early this morning removed a prominent member of the Labor Party in Mrs. Adele Jane Carver, 49, of Darlinghurst Road. Darlinghurst. Although suffering internally for some time, Mrs. Carver had continued her work for the movement.

She was secretary of the Darlinghurst branch of the Australian Labor Party, of which her husband is the president. Mrs. Carver was also a member of the Justices' Association, and was deputy-campaign director for Mr. Ward. M.H.R., in the forthcoming Federal election.

Mrs. Carver passed away at her home shortly after 1 p.m. Details of the funeral, which will be conducted by Labor Motor Funerals Ltd. will be found in to-morrow's issue of "The Labor Dally." Mr. and Mrs. Carver had no children.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • tribute, Labor Daily (Sydney), 6 October 1937, p 9
  • funeral, Labor Daily (Sydney), 7 October 1937, p 7

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Adella Carver, c.1937

Adella Carver, c.1937

from Labor Daily (NSW), 6 October 1937, p 9

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Whittaker, Adella Jane

2 November, 1886
Eden, New South Wales, Australia


5 October, 1937 (aged 50)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Key Organisations
Political Activism