Parlby, Mary Irene National Historic Person
© Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, 1990
Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
1868 to 1965
Parlby, Mary Irene
Legislator, fought for admission of women to Senate
Existing plaque: Alix, Alberta
A resident of the Alix area from 1896 to 1965, an able legislator, a member of the distinguished "Group of Five" who led the movement for admission of women to the Senate of Canada, Mrs. Parlby rendered significant service in the fields of education, social welfare, and legislative reform.