Fish, Frances Lilan

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Fish, Frances Lilan

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1888–1975

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Frances Fish was the first woman to graduate from Dalhousie Law School in 1918, the first female lawyer in Nova Scotia, and the first woman to run for office in the New Brunswick legislature. She later became the first woman to be admitted to the Barristers’ Society of Nova Scotia. The Frances Fish Women Lawyers Achievement Award, presented biennially by the Nova Scotia Association of Women and the Law, is named in her honor.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Law (1883-)

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1918

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Frances Fish was the first woman to graduate from Dalhousie Law School in 1918

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