Thursday, October 18, 2007

Blog Guelph: Nellie McClung

Nellie McClung, originally uploaded by zaal40.

On this day in 1929 the British Privy Council decided that Canadian women were technically "persons" under the law and therefore able to hold public office. The Famous Five, as they became known (Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy and Louise McKinney) were the petitioners in this landmark case. They now appear on the reverse of the $50 bill.

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