Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Cairine Wilson, Canada’s First Woman Senator

Cairine Mackay Wilson dedicated her time to bettering the lives of women, children and refugees Cairine Wilson was born Cairine Reay Mackay on February 4, 1885 to the upper-class Mackay family who made their home in Montreal, Quebec. They were a strict Presbyterian family of Scottish background. Her father was Robert Mackay, politician and member… (read more)