• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4168

Jenkins, Jean Alice

(1938 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 16 March, 1938, Bristol England United Kingdom
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Teacher


A member of the Australian Democrats, Jean Jenkins was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia in 1987 as a representative for Western Australia. She served as Deputy Leader of the Australian Democrats from April 1990 until her defeat at the July 1990 general election.

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Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Jean Jenkins, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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