Agnes Macphail

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Canada, Politician
March 24, 1890February, 13, 1954.

Agnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was a Canadian politician who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada from 1921 to 1940. She was the first woman to be elected to parliament. From 1943 to 1945 and again from 1948 to 1951 she was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario representing the Toronto riding of York East. 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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