Marie Bashir

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Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Prior to becoming the thirty-seventh and first female Governor of New South Wales, this Australian politician and medical professional worked for the Central Sydney Area Health Service as the Clinical Director of Mental Health Services.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Sydney's Medical School, she worked at both the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children and Vincent's Hospital.

Trivia

In 2007, she was appointed Chancellor of the University of Sydney.

Family Life

Her marriage to politician and professional rugby player Nicholas Shehadie resulted in children named Michael, Susan, and Alexandra.

Associated With

She and Lachlan MacQuarie both served as Governor of New South Wales.