Louise McKinney


Birthday September 22, 1868

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Canada

DEATH DATE Jul 10, 1931 (62)

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Politician and former schoolteacher who became the first woman to be elected to the Canadian legislature in 1917. She belonged to the United Farmers party.

Before Fame

She was always passionate about women's rights, and the imbalance lead her to enter politics in the early 1900s.


She was also the first woman sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

Family Life

She was born in Frankville, Ontario.

Associated With

She and sculptor Elizabeth Wood were both raised in Ontario.