Louise C. McKinney 1868-1931 - Ontario Heritage Trust


Louise C. McKinney 1868-1931

Born and raised in Leeds County, McKinney moved to Alberta in 1903. She was a strong advocate of temperance and female suffrage, and with her election to the provincial legislature in 1917 became the first woman in the British Empire to gain a parliamentary seat.


On the grounds of the Kitley Historical Museum, Highway 29, Frankville

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Municipality: Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley