Also known as: née Cameron, Dame Mary Jean Cameron, Em Jaycey, Sister Jaycey, Rudione Calvert

Born: 16/08/1865

Died: 3/12/1962


  • References

    Camilleri, Jenny. (2002).  Dame Mary Jean Gilmore.  Some Outstanding Women of Broken Hill & District (75-76).  Jenny Camilleri.

  • References

    Dunn, Beverley.  (1984, Winter).  Mary Gilmore – a great Australian.  This Australia, 2.

  • References

    Dame of destiny.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:page unknown.

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    Australian writer and journalist Mary Gilmore, 1916

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    Australian writer and journalist Mary Gilmore, 1912

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    Mary Gilmore, 1948

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    Dame Mary Jane Gilmore, 1927. Poet, author and journalist, Mary Jane Cameron was born at Cottawalla, Goulburn, NSW on 16 August 1865. She attended Wagga Wagga, New South Wales school and became a pupil-teacher. The first women member of the Australian Workers' Union, she joined the New Australia venture in Paraguay in 1895 and married William Gilmore in 1897. She died on 3 December 1962 and was given a State funeral by the New South Wales and Australian governments. (Description supplied with photograph).

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