Laverock, Lily

LAVEROCK, Lily, journalist, impresario (b 1890, Edinburgh, Scotland; d 2 Dec 1969, Duncan). After graduating with a philosophy degree from McGill Univ in Montreal, she returned to VANCOUVER, where she had earlier gone to school, and began work with the World NEWSPAPER as its first woman reporter. She was later women's editor of the News-Herald. In 1921 she began bringing theatrical acts to the city and during the inter-war years she booked many of the world's leading performers. She was the...

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