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date: 29 November 2022

Whitton, Charlottelocked

Whitton, Charlottelocked

  • Allan MoscovitchAllan MoscovitchSchool of Social Work, Carleton University

Summary

Charlotte Whitton (1896–1975) was a woman of enormous energy, personal ambition, and drive. She had essentially three careers: as a social worker who was the guiding force behind the ascendency of the Canadian Council on Child Welfare, as a journalist and campaigner on child welfare and other social service issues, and as a municipal politician who rose to be the first woman mayor of a major Canadian city.

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  • Biographies

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