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Margaret Wintringham

4 August 1879 – 10 March 1955

Liberal politician, second woman to take her seat in Parliament (1921).

 

Just as the woman is the housekeeper of the home, I look upon parliament as the housekeeper of the nation.

Maiden Speech, 9 November 1921

 

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