Full Name Nellie McClung
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Nellie McClung 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 1954 and posthumously made an honourary member of the Canadian Senate in 2009.

For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her entries in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and the Canada's Early Women Writers project​​​​​​​.

Birth date 1873
Birthplace Chatsworth, ON
Death date 1951
Deathplace Victoria, BC
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