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Why is Emily Murphy a hero?
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In 1911, Murphy successfully persuaded the Alberta legislature to pass the Dower Act that would allow a woman legal rights to one third of her husband�fs property.



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1916 – Alberta women get the vote. Becomes first female magistrate in the British Empire.

1927 – Enlists Nelly McClung, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney and Irene Parlby to support a petition to the Supreme Court of Canada to include women in the definition of �gpersons�h.

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