Booth, Doris R. (Doris Regina)

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Booth, Doris R. (Doris Regina)

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  • Booth, Doris Regina
  • Wilde, Doris Regina

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Doris Regina Wilde was born at South Brisbane on 1 October 1895. Married Charles Booth on 14 May 1919. In 1923 Doris took a share in four trade-stores and became a licensed recruiter of labour. She secured her own miner's rights in 1924. Doris Booth went on to become a successful mine-manger and company director, Member of the Upper House in Papua New Guinea, and women's activist. She died on 4 November 1970 in Brisbane.


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AU NLA 35328266

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Revised, Linda Justo, 2-Jul-2021.




Gardner, S. (1979). 'Booth, Doris Regina (1895–1970)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, accessed online 2 July 2021.

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