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Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
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Charlotte Whitton

Charlotte Whitton, OBE, OC (March 8, 1896 in Renfrew, Ontario - January 25, 1975) was a Canadian feminist and mayor of Ottawa. She was the first female mayor of a major city in Canada, serving from 1951 to 1956 and again from 1960 to 1964. (Whitton is sometimes mistakenly credited as the first woman ever to serve as a mayor in Canada, but this distinction is in fact held by Barbara Hanley, who became mayor of the small town of Webbwood in 1936

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