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The famous five are emily murphy, henrietta muir edwards, nellie mcclung, louise mckinney and irene parlby, and in 1929, they won a landmark court ruling that recognized women as persons, thus opening up the doors for women to. Rva-the famous five it's located in alberta, canadathe famous five cache leads you to henrietta muir henrietta muir edwards park is named after one a women. She wrote handbooks on women and canadian law - legal status of women in canada in 1917 and legal status of women in alberta in 1921 henrietta muir edwards was one of the famous five in the persons case which established the status of women as persons under the bna act in 1929. Thus, canadian women were legally declared “persons” and eligible for appointment to the senate ” emily ferguson murphy, henrietta muir edwards, irene marryat parlby, louise crummy mckinney and nellie letitia (mooney) mcclung, known as “the famous 5, brought the case through the courts all five women were members of the ncwc. Henrietta muir edwards died on 9 november 1931 in fort macleod, alberta she was 81 years old in 1962, she was named a person of national historic significance by the government of canada in october 2009, 80 years after the persons case, the senate of canada voted to recognize the famous five as honorary senators.
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