Hetty Bower

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Birthday
28, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 12, 2013 (108)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 12, 2013 (108)

About

Political activist who operated a hostel for Czechoslovakian refugees during World War II and later became a key figure in the establishment of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Before Fame

When she was seventeen years old, she became a member of the Labour Party and quickly became involved in the 1926 General Strike and in the 1936 Battle of Cable Street.

Trivia

She was close with one-time Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

Family Life

Her sister, Cissie Rimel, convinced her to run for office.

Associated With

She and author Carmen Rodriguez were fellow political activists.