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Interview with Kemeri Murray [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Kemeri Murray [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/4
Date Range
4 December 1986
Creator
Murray, Kemeri Anne (1932 - 2013)
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Kemeri Murray talks about her home life during the depression, doing law at Adelaide University, graduating in 1953 in Law and 1954 in Arts, living at Magill, studing piano under Raymond O'Connell while doing articles at Vaughan, Porter and English, trip to England, marriage to Eric Murray in 1955, admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of SA, transferred to Brian Magarey and offered a partnership, first married woman to be offered a partnership in SA, 1973 offered a position on the Bench with the District Court of SA, second woman judge in SA, son Phillip and daughter Belinda born in 1963 and 1966, support from her husband, Children's Court and State Family Court, joining the Lyceum Club, member of the Flinders University Council, 1978 appointed to the Advisory Council for Inter-Government Relations, member of the Social Responsibilities Commission of the Anglican Church, board appointments, bettering the community, education, progress for women and the law.

Quantity
1 cassette
Finding Aid

Biographical outline, (3 pages)

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  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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