Lady Denman, 1884-1954 by Gervas Huxley

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .

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  • Denman, Gertrude Mary Pearson, -- Lady -- 1884-1954

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Includes index.

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StatementGervas Huxley.
LC ClassificationsDA566.9D4 H8, DA566.9D4 H8
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL19186723M

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Denman [née Pearson], Gertrude Mary, Lady Denman (–), public servant, was born on 7 November at 4 Durham Villas, London, the second of the four children and only daughter of Weetman Dickinson Pearson (–), contractor, Liberal MP, and afterwards first Viscount Cowdray, and his wife, Annie Cass (–), charitable worker and political hostess.

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Sitter in 4 portraits. Gertrude Mary Denman, Lady Denman, GBE (née Pearson; 7 November – 2 June ), sometimes known as Trudie, was a British woman active in women's rights issues including the promotion of Women's suffrage in the United was also the wife of Lord Denman, the 3rd Baron Denman, fifth Governor-General of Australia, and she officially named Australia's capital city.

(), Chairman of the National Federation of Women's Institutes and Head of the women's branch of the Ministry of Agriculture; wife of 3rd Baron Denman. Sitter in 4 portraits After serving as chairman of the subcommittee of the Agricultural Organization Society, Lady Denman helped to found the Women's Institute in Britain in Lady Denman - Lady Denman was born Gertrude Mary Pearson, called Trudie by her family.

Daughter of Weetman Pearson (later Baron Cowdray), the oil magnate and newspaper baron, she was a sound business woman, having learned much from her father. She was also experienced in committee work; alongside her mother she was a member of the.

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Huxley () Lady Denman G.B.E., –, (London: Chatto & Windus), pp. 34, 37 and 97 respectively. Although Lady Denman’s dual Chairmanship was not easy for the W.I. to swallow (the National Federation promoted women’s ‘natural’ roles as mothers) it appears that a blind eye was turned to their Chairman’s involvement in.

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Name variations: Gertrude Mary Denman; Trudie Denman; Lady Denman. Born Gertrude Mary Pearson, Nov 7, ; grew up in London; died June 2, ; only dau. of Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray (–, construction magnate); m.

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