Irene Marryat Parlby (1868-1965)

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Irene Marryat Parlby

Irene Marryat Parlby

In 1920, Irene Parlby was appointed to the University of Alberta Board of Governors, and in 1921 as a member of the United Farmers of Alberta political party, became the second female Cabinet Minister in the British Empire. She sponsored the Minimum Wage Act for Women in 1925.

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