Frances Baard

Former South African Trade Unionist

Born 1909-10-1 in Beaconsfield, South Africa

Frances Baard was an Organiser of the ANC Women's League. She was arrested in 1960 and then again in 1963 when she was imprisoned for 12 months. In June 2001 the Diamantveld District Council was renamed Frances Baard District Municipality in honour of Frances Baard. In 1964 she was arrested under the Suppression of Communism Act for her involvement with ANC activities. She was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.


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PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Organiser | Women's League | African National Congress

1952

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Secretary | Women's League | African National Congress

1952

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Treasurer | Women's League | African National Congress

1952

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Executive Committee Member | Federation of South African Women

1952

Social Development and Community Services

Executive Committee Member | South African Congress of Trade Unions

1952

Government, Public Administration and Defence

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