Irene Parlby

Standard Name: Parlby, Irene


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Florence Marryat
FM 's niece Irene Marryat Parlby (daughter of her brother Edward) married an Oxford-educated rancher in Alberta, Canada, and became one of the Famous Five women who precipitated the Persons Case decision of the House of Lords
Friends, Associates Emmeline Pankhurst
EP developed important ties in Canada. Her personal influence was acknowledged by every one of the famous five (Emily Murphy , Henrietta Muir Edwards , Louise McKinney , Irene Parlby , and Nellie McClung


24 March to 19 November 1921: Mary Ellen Smith's brief term as Minister...

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24 March to 19 November 1921

Mary Ellen Smith 's brief term as Minister without Portfolio in the government of British Columbia, Canada, made her the first woman cabinet minister in the British Empire.

18 October 1929: The Judicial Committee of the Imperial Privy...

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18 October 1929

The Judicial Committee of the Imperial Privy Council ruled in the Persons Case that women were eligible to sit in the Canadian Senate .


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