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Agnes Macphail
  • Name: Agnes Macphail
  • Born: 03/24/1890
  • Died: 02/13/1954 (63 years old)
  • Occupation: Politician, Journalist,, Schoolteacher

Agnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 ? February 13, 1954) was a Canadian politician from Ontario who was the country’s first female Member of Parliament. First elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1921, she served as an MP until 1940. Moving to provincial politics, from 1943 to 1945 and again from 1948 to 1951, she served as 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. She also promoted her ideas through column-writing, activist organizing, and legislation.

Birth Name: Agnes Campbell Macphail

Alias: Agnes Campbell Macphail

Party: Co-operative Commonwealth Federation,, UFO-Labour,, Progressive

Birth Place: Proton Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

Death Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Source: Wikipedia

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