Elsie Bowerman

Elsie Bowerman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elsie Edith Bowerman (18 December 1889 - 18 October 1973) was a lawyer, suffragette and RMS Titanic survivor. Elsie Edith Bowerman was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, the daughter of William Bowerman and his wife Edith Martha Barber. Her father died when she was 5 years old. She went to Wycombe Abbey at the age of 11 in 1901 where she came under the influence of Frances Dove, whose biography she wrote. She left in 1907 spending time in Paris before going to Girton College Cambridge. She and her mother became active members of Emmeline Pankhurst's Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) which campaigned vigorously for the extension of the franchise.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136643650
  • 9786136643656