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Emily Howard Jennings Stowe, M.D. 1831-1903

Born in Norwich Township to Quaker parents, Emily Stowe became the first female physician to practise medicine in Canada. A passionate advocate for social reform, she campaigned vigorously for female suffrage while still maintaining her medical practice.

Location

On the grounds of the Norwich and District Historical Museum and Archives, Highway 59, Norwich

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Oxford

Municipality: Township of Norwich

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