• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5790

Cummins, Alice Mary

(1898 – 1943)
  • Born 1 January, 1898
  • Died 31 December, 1943
  • Occupation Brewer, Businesswoman, Lawyer, Solicitor


Alice Cummins studied law at the University of Adelaide (LL.B., 1928). Admitted to the bar in South Australia (1928) and Western Australia (1930) she never practised. She was a businesswoman and brewer in Kalgoorlie. Death notices also stated that she was the first woman in Australia to take out a wireless transmitter’s license.

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