Bird, Florence

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Name
Bird, Florence Gender: F
Florence B. K. Rhein
born on 15 January 1908 at 17:45 (= 5:45 PM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°25' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°01 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 04°37'



Biography

Canadian broadcaster, journalist, and politician best remembered for her work as chair of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women. She was a member of the Senate of Canada from 23 March 1978 until 15 January 1983.

In 1971, she was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada. In 1983, she was named a recipient of the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case.

In 1928 she married journalist John Bird. They moved to Canada in 1931. She died on 18 July 1998, aged 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1928 (John Bird)
  • Family : Change residence 1931 (Moved to Canada)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (USA to Canada)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Liberal)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Senator)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (CC)