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Margaret Battye
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Born (1909-08-09)9 August 1909
Died 16 November 1949(1949-11-16) (aged 40)
Subiaco, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma mater University of Western Australia
Occupation Lawyer

Margaret Battye (9 August 1909 – 16 November 1949) was an Australian lawyer. She became influential in politics, business, and the legal advancement of women. Battye was the first woman to represent a client and begin a legal practice in Western Australia.

Battye died of thyrotoxicosis in 1949.

  • Davidson, Dianne, Women on the warpath : feminists of the first wave, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1997.
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