• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0694

Russell, Kathleen

(1911 – 2005)
  • Born 1 January, 1911, Mount Gambier South Australia Australia
  • Died 7 December, 2005, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Women's rights activist


Kathleen Russell was born at Mount Gambier, South Australia. She came to Adelaide to live in 1936. Following the death of her husband in the late 1960s she became active in the Housewives Association and was Vice-President for a time. She died in Adelaide in 2005 at the age of 94.

Published resources

  • Resource
    • Trove

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Kathleen Russell [sound recording] Interviewer: June Donovan

Related entries

  • Membership
    • Housewives Association (Australia) South Australian Division (1926 - )