• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1411

Craven, Lenore

(1958 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1958
  • Occupation Electrical contractor


Lenore Craven was a once only candidate for Parliament: the ALP representative for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Hawkesbury in 1988.


Educated at Richmond High School, she then studied at the Independent Theatre School, graduating in 1976. She acted professionally for three years, then travelled in Europe for two years. She speaks fluent French.
On returning to Australia she worked as a pre school teacher, and later married. She has one son and three step daughters.

Lenore was on the executive of the NSW Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations, and active on the P. & C. Associations of her children’s schools.
She joined the ALP in 1986 and has held office at local and electorate level.


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