Federation leagues

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Federation leagues

Irish Women's Franchise League / Irish Women's Suffrage Federation

MACARTHUR, Mary Reid (1880 - 1921), Secretary, Women’s Trade Union League and National Federation of Women Workers; Hon. Secretary Central Committee on Women’s Employment; Member, National Insurance Advisory Committee

LEWIN, Octavia Margaret Sophia (died 1955), Consulting Rhinologist; Member of Convocation, London University; Member: Federation of Medical Women, British Homœpathic Society; International Federation of University Women: School Manager, LLC; Member and Lecturer for Women’s Freedom League; Hon. Rhinologist to Soc. of Women Journalists; unmarried

MAYO, Robert Hobart (1890 - 1957), Major RAF (Retd), and Sqdn Leader RAFO (Retd); Consulting Engineer; Technical Adviser to various aircraft designing, manufacturing and operating companies; Director: Airtech, Ltd; Superflexit, Ltd; Past Chairman Air League of British Empire; Mem. Nat. Civil Aviation Consultative Council; Vice-Pres. Fédération Aeronautique Internationale and Hon. President of Commission Sportive

DEAKIN, Alfred (1856 - 1919), MP; Barrister-at-Law; late member for Ballarat in the House of Representatives; formerly several times member of Federal Council of Australia, and of the Parliament of Victoria continuously for twenty years; Chairman of Committee of Public Accounts, Victoria; Chairman of Executive of Victorian Federation League; member of the three National Australian Federal Conventions

O’GORMAN, Mervyn (1871 - 1958), President Technical Commission of Federation Aeronautique Internationale; Chairman Accident Investigation and Civil Air Transport Committees of Air Ministry; Chairman of Adhesives Committee of the Dept of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1919–29; Chairman League of Nations Sub-Committee on Rating Aeronautical Engines, 1931; Vice-President of the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus; Vice-President of the Fédération Internationale Aéronautique, Paris, 1910–37; Vice-Chairman, Royal Aero Club, 1928; Vice-President, 1934

GARDNER, Nora Beatrice (1866 - 1944), President, Herefordshire Women’s Liberal Association; Vice-President, Women’s Liberal Federation for England; Vice-President, Ladies’ Committee of Congress on Tuberculosis; President, Lydney Women Federation; Vice-President, Essex Needlework Guild; a President of The Children’s Happy Evening Association, of the Soldiers and Sailors Family Association for the Dean Forest, of the Liberal Social League, of the Surrey Ladies Garden Club

HILL, Adrian Keith Graham (1895 - 1977), Society of Graphic Arts, 1931; Painter in Water Colours and Oils; Member Society for Education in Art, 1947; Governor, Federation of British Artists, 1968; President: Chichester Art Society, 1969; Midhurst Art Society, 1972; Vice-President: St James’s Art Society, 1947; National League of Hospital Friends, 1950; Vice-President, British Society of Aesthetics (founder member), 1960; British Association of Art Therapists, 1966; Broadcaster on Sound and TV

GOODENOUGH, Francis (William) (1872 - 1940), Joint Hon. Secretary National Gas Council; Intl. Member of American Gas Association; Fellow of Institute of Fuel; Member of Council of Federation of British Industries; Member of Council of London Chamber of Commerce; Vice-President and Member of Executive Council of Royal Society of Arts; Chairman of Education Committee and Honorary Member of Institution of Gas Engineers; Chairman of Advisory Committee to the Westminster Technical Institute; a Governor of the Chelsea Polytechnic; Member of Commerce Advisory Committee, Regent Street Polytechnic; Member of Council of British Gas Federation; Member of Post Office Advisory Council, National Chamber of Trade, Governing Body of City of London College, Advisory Council of Anglo-International Trade Associations, Member of Council of British Health Resorts Association, of Confederation of Management Associations, and of Ibero-American Institute, Member of Industrial Reorganisation League, Council of National Industrial Alliance, Council of Parents’ Association, Member of Board of Architectural Education, RIBA; Member of Council of Advertising Association; Member of Committee of Architecture Club; Member of Commerce Degree Committee of University of London; Member of Oxford University Appointments Board; Chairman of British Association for Commercial and Industrial Education; Vice-President London Devonian Society; Vice-President Kipling Society; Vice-President; British Commercial Gas Association; Women’s Gas Council; Vice-President Institute of Export; Kensington Chamber of Commerce; London and District Centre Incorporated Secretaries Association; Institute of Industrial Administration; Salmon and Trout Association; a Governor of Royal Free Hospital; Chairman of Princess Beatrice Hospital; Hon. Treasurer Winter Distress League; Hon. Treasurer British Institute of Social Service; Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers


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Were formed in the 1890s to advocate inter-colonial Federation. The first leagues were established in 1892 in southern NSW, where the border duties on trade across the River Murray were ...

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