Full Name Henrietta Muir Edwards

Henrietta Muir Edwards was one of the "Famous Five"; in the late 1920s, these women launched the constitutional challenge known as the "Persons Case." She was designated a Person of Historic Significance in 1962 and posthumously made an honourary member of the Canadian Senate in 2009.

For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her entry in the Canada's Early Women Writers project.

Birth date 1849
Birthplace Montreal, QC
Death date 1931
Deathplace MacLeod, AB
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