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Enid Lyons

Anne Henderson

Enid Lyons

leading lady to a nation

by Anne Henderson

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Published by Pluto Press Australia in North Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lyons, Enid Muriel, -- 1897-1981.,
  • Liberal Party of Australia -- History.,
  • Women politicians -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Prime ministers" spouses -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Australia -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-348) and index.

    StatementAnne Henderson.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU117.2.L96 H46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22532849M
    ISBN 109780980292497
    LC Control Number2008428004
    OCLC/WorldCa245281809


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Check out this biography for detailed information on her childhood, life, works and timeline. History books and even films reveal much about the past, but stepping into it is a far more interesting and more lasting way to learn. Before her death inDame Enid made sure that the Lyons’ family home, Home Hill at Devonport (77 Middle Road, Miandetta) in Tasmania, was left to the Australian people Enid Lyons book with its information-packed interior and her lovingly built and tended garden.

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There is a statue of her to tribute what she did for democracy and Australians. The statue of Enid and Joseph Lyons is located in Tasmania, Devonport. The statue of her commemorates her because she was the first woman to be selected into the House of Representatives.

She was also. Enid Blyton is most famous for her book ‘The Famous Five’ which is mystery series with 5 characters Julian, Dick, Anne, George, and a dog named Timmy.

Her other well known novel from the ‘Mystery series’ was ‘The Adventurous Four’ where four children get wound up in different mystery expeditions. Dame Enid Lyons, AD GBE (9 July 2 September ) was born Enid Muriel Burnell in Smithton, Tasmania. Ina Enid Burnell married Joseph Lyons, then a young Labor politician, aged Joseph Lyons became the Premier of Tasmania (from to ) and then Prime Minister of Australia (from until his death in )/5.

Dame Enid Lyons’s ongoing care of Home Hill, her meticulous preservation of Joseph’s political memorabilia and her subsequent political career all honour him. Getting There Home Hill is a two minute drive from the centre of Devonport.

Dame Enid Muriel Lyons AD, GBE (née Burnell; 9 July – 2 September ) was an Australian politician. She was the first woman to be elected to the Australian House of Representatives and the first woman in the federal was the wife of the Premier of Tasmania and later Prime Minister of Australia, Joseph Lyons.

Lyons was born Enid Muriel Burnell in Smithton, Tasmania, one of Born: Enid Muriel Burnell, 9 JulySmithton, Tasmania. Enid Mary Blyton (11 August – 28 November ) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the s, selling more than million copies.

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