Category:Roma Mitchell

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Roma Mitchell 
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Governor of South Australia (1991-1996)
Wikipedia
Date of birth 2 October 1913
Adelaide
Date of death 5 March 2000
Adelaide
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
  • bone cancer
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • St Aloysius College, Adelaide
  • Adelaide Law School (Bachelor of Laws)
Occupation
  • judge
  • lawyer
  • university teacher
  • chancellor
  • governor
Employer
  • University of Adelaide
  • Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Government of South Australia
  • Adelaide Law School
  • Australian Human Rights Commission
Member of
  • Queen Adelaide Club
  • Lyceum Club
Position held
  • Governor of South Australia (Donald Dunstan, 21 July 1996, 6 February 1991, Eric Neal, 31)
  • Justice of the South Australian Supreme Court (1 October 1983, 23 September 1965)
  • Chancellor of the University of Adelaide (10, 1983, John Bray, 1990)
  • Delegate to the Australian Constitutional Convention, 1998 (2 February 1998, South Australia, 13 February 1998)
Native language
  • English
Work location
Award received
  • Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (1 January 2000)
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (26 January 1991)
  • Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (12 June 1982)
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (12 June 1971)
  • Victorian Honour Roll of Women (2001)
Authority control
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Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell, AC, DBE, CVO, QC (1913–2000) was an Australian lawyer, judge and state governor. Mitchell was the first Australian woman to be a judge, a Queen's Counsel, a chancellor of an Australian university and the Governor of an Australian state.

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