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Grant, Mary Ann (1857–1936)

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Mary Ann Grant née Kearney (c.1857-1936) was born in London, England. She married John Grant in a Congregational Church ceremony in Sydney on 14 May 1884. One of the first women to enter the Labor Party, she was a delegate to the ALP state conference from 1905 and was a founder of the women’s central organising committee, later the women’s conference.

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'Grant, Mary Ann (1857–1936)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2022.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

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  • Kearney, Mary Ann

London, Middlesex, England


14 July, 1936 (aged ~ 79)
Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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