Fraser, Mary Isabel (1863–1942)

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Fraser, Mary Isabel (1863–1942)

New Zealand teacher, school principal, and education reformer. Born Mar 20, 1863, in Dunedin, New Zealand; died April 18, 1942, in Dunedin; dau. of Hugh Fraser (saddler) and Mary Austin (Graham) Fraser; University of Otago, BA, 1887; MA, 1889.

Taught at several girls' high schools before becoming principal of progressive Wanganui Girls' College (1894–1910).

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 2).