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Locke, Lilian Sophia (1869–1950)

Mrs. Lilian Burns, one of the early woman leaders of the Labor movement, died at her home at North Sydney yesterday, aged 81.

Mrs. Burns was one of the organisers, and founders of the Women's Political Organisation, a group which campaigned for votes for women. Mrs. Burns travelled Australia as an organiser for the Labor party. Her late husband, Mr. George Burns, was a member of the House of Representatives.

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'Locke, Lilian Sophia (1869–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/locke-lilian-sophia-7763/text40829, accessed 4 December 2022.

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