Emily Murphy

Standard Name: Murphy, Emily

Connections

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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
politics Emmeline Pankhurst
Her new enthusiasm, owing something to the influence of Emily Murphy , was eugenics, a movement since discredited but then both respected and popular.
Carter, Sarah. The Famous Five, The Persons Case, and Eugenics.
Eugenicists presented with a scientific slant their aim of improving the...
Travel Emmeline Pankhurst
This was also the first of her four visits to Canada (of which the final one stretched to several years). On this visit she spoke in favour of women's suffrage. Her tour included the west...

Timeline

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 .