Marjorie Jackson-Nelson

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The Honourable

Marjorie Jackson-Nelson
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Marjorie Jackson-Nelson in 2007
33rd Governor of South Australia
In office
3 November 2001 – 8 August 2007
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
PremierRob Kerin (2001–02)
Mike Rann (2002–07)
Preceded bySir Eric Neal
Succeeded byKevin Scarce
Personal details
Born (1931-09-13) 13 September 1931 (age 89)
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
NationalityAustralian
Spouse(s)Peter Nelson (1953–77; his death)
ResidenceMarion, South Australia

Marjorie Jackson-Nelson (born 13 September 1931) is an Australian politician and Olympic athlete. She is a former Governor of South Australia and a former Australian athlete.[1]

Jackson-Nelson finished her sporting career with two Olympic and seven Commonwealth Games Gold Medals, six individual world records and every Australian State and National title she contested from 1950–1954.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Marjorie Jackson. sports-reference.com
  2. "Olympic Order for Lithgow Flash". The Canberra Times. 16 July 2007. p. 4.

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