Agnes Macphail

Agnes Macphail

Agnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was the first woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons, and one of the first two women elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Active throughout her life in progressive Canadian politics, Macphail worked for two separate parties and promoted her ideas through column-writing, activist organizing, and legislation.

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Agnes Macphail - Legacy
... School, the old high school was converted to an elementary school and named Macphail Memorial Elementary School ... In 1993, honouring the 50th anniversary of Macphail's election to the Ontario legislature, Michael Prue, then mayor of East York, declared March 24 would annually be known as Agnes ... In 1994, East York council established the Agnes Macphail Award ...
Electoral Firsts In Canada - Women
510 (Last Place, 3/3) Elizabeth Bethune Kiely Toronto East, Liberal 52 votes (Last Place, 5/5) Agnes Macphail - Grey Southeast, Progressive Party 6,958 (1st 1/3) Harriet Dunlop ... House of Commons Jeanne Sauvé, 1980–1984 First female MPPs elected in Ontario Agnes Macphail and Rae Luckock, CCF (the forerunner to the New Democratic Party MPPs for York East 1943–1945, 1948–1951 and for ... Female presidents of major political parties Agnes Macphail - Founding President of the Ontario CCF 1932–34 Gladys Strum - President of Saskatchewan CCF 1944-195? ...