Gutteridge, Helena Rose

GUTTERIDGE, Helena Rose, political activist (b 8 Apr 1879, London, England; d 3 Oct 1960, Vancouver). She left home at age 13 and worked to put herself through school. She was already a suffragette when she immigrated to VANCOUVER in 1911 and became involved in the local movement for WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE, forming the BC Woman's Suffrage League soon after her arrival. She was also active in the labour movement as an organizer and agitator for the rights of working women. From 1921 to 1932 she was a...

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