Margaret Jane Fisher

Margaret Jane Fisher (1874-1958) broke new ground for the wife of a prime minister by taking part in a political demonstration. While in London in 1911, she gave public support to British women seeking the vote by marching at the head of the Australian and New Zealand contingent in a large procession of suffragists. Courtesy Australian Dictionary of Biography

Events

17 June 1911

Australian suffragists protest in London

The Australian Prime Minister’s wife Margaret Fisher leads a group of Australian and New Zealand women in a demonstration supporting a Bill to grant British women the vote.

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