Reference Entry

Anderson, Dame Adelaide Mary (1863-1936), civil servant

Meta Zimmeck

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Anderson, Dame Adelaide Mary (1863-1936), civil servant, was born on 8 April 1863 in Melbourne, Australia, the eldest child in the large family of Alexander Gavin Anderson, a Scottish shipbroker, and his wife, Blanche Emily Campbell. Her grandfather was Dr Alexander Anderson, principal of the Gymnasium of Old Aberdeen. The ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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