Born in 1930, Damos was a trade unionist. During the government's race classification of Coloured people, she organised a protest meeting and was charged with assaulting the police and fined £20. She was a member of the South African Congress of Trade Unions and member of the Consultative Committee of the Freedom Charter (Eastern Cape) in 1955. In 1954 she was secretary of Freedom Charter Consultative Committee and, in 1954 to1955, a committee member of the South African Congress of Trade Unions.
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