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Daley, Louise Tiffany (c. 1895 - 1978)

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Born: c. 1895  New York, United States of America.  Died: 7 September 1978  Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.

Born to a prominent American family, Louise married an Australian serviceman, Bernard Daley, in 1946 and moved from New York to Alstonville near Lismore, where her husband had a pineapple farm. She played a prominent role in the revival of the Richmond River Historical Society after World War II and was an authority on the early history of the area.

In 1962 she moved to Armidale where she researched and wrote Men and a River: A History of the Richmond River District, 1828-1895, which was published by Melbourne University Press in 1965.

In 1972 she was awarded an honorary Master of Arts by the University of New England and was elected Patron of the Armidale and District Historical Society.

[Brief Biography compiled by Robin Hammond, January/February 2004]

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Sophie Patrick
Created: 26 June 2002
Modified: 18 November 2005

Published by The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 5 April 2004
Prepared by: Acknowledgements
Updated: 23 February 2010

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