THIS WEEK IN WOMEN’S HISTORY
May 24, 1918 - Federal voting rights are granted to women throughout Canada.
May 25, 1875 - Saint John's Grace Annie Lockhart becomes the first woman in the British Empire to earn a university degree, as she graduates from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science and English Literature.
May 25, 1939 - Molly Kool of Alma becomes Canada's first woman sea captain. Molly takes command of the vessel " Jean K " and works the coastal trade throughout the Bay of Fundy until after World War II.