McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951

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McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951

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  • McClung, Letitia Ellen

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Nellie McClung was born in Ontario and grew up in Wawanesa, Manitoba. She began her teaching career at the age of 16 in Manitou, Manitoba. In 1896 she married a pharmacist, Robert Wesley McClung. In 1908 her first novel was published. After moving to Winnipeg in 1911, Nellie McClung became active in various organizations. She became a vigourous campaigner for social reform and women's rights. She served as MLA in the Alberta legislature from 1921 to 1926. In 1933, the McClung family moved to Victoria, B.C., and from 1936 to 1942, she served as the first woman member of the CBC Board of Governors. In 1938, she represented Canada as a delegate to the League of Nations.

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KHUGHES 2014-01-14
Revised: CGilbert 2017-12-04

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ORACLE database, based on AMICUS and LC authority records
Death registration, 1951-09-008351

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