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Charlotte Elizabeth Whitton, O.C., C.B.E. 1896-1975

A controversial fighter for social reform, Charlotte Whitton served on the Canadian Council on Child Welfare (later the Canadian Welfare Council) and on the League of Nations Social Questions Committee. In 1951, she was elected mayor of Ottawa.

Location

In the council chambers, Old City Hall, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

Region: Ottawa

County/District: City of Ottawa (District)

Municipality: City of Ottawa

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