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Lillian Beynon Thomas.

Lillian Beynon Thomas.

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Published by Manitoba, Historic Resources Branch in [Winnipeg] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, Lillian Beynon, -- 1874-1961.,
  • Suffrage -- Manitoba.,
  • Suffragists -- Manitoba -- Biography,
  • Manitoba -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography
    ContributionsManitoba. Historic Resources Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19666801M

      In a curious twist - tying this tale in to our Winnipeg Press Club - Lillian Beynon had married newspaperman Alfred Vernon Thomas, also a member of the Political Equity League. In , while A. V. Thomas was serving as president of the Winnipeg Press Club, the club hosted its very first Beer and Skits political satire show. Her sister, Lillian Beynon Thomas, was editor of the Winnipeg Weekly Free Press. Exhibit poster / Diefenbaker Canada Centre Nellie McClung is perhaps the most famous early 20 th -century feminist, and is largely credited with securing Manitoba women with the right to vote in

    Lillian Beynon Thomas and Francis Marion Beynon, sisters and well-known journalists, were leaders in the movement. Thanks in part to them, Manitoba was the . Lillian Thomas (born ) was a city councillor in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from until her retirement in She served on the council initially for Elmwood, and later for its successor ward of Elmwood-East Kildonan. Early life. Thomas was born in Port Arthur, which is now part of Born: Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada.

    The Beynon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Beynon families were found in the UK in In there were 1, Beynon families living in Glamorgan. This was about 49% of all the recorded Beynon's in the UK. Glamorgan had the highest population of Beynon families in Sister Suffragists: Lillian Beynon Thomas () and Francis Marion Beynon () by Tiffany Johnstone “[T]he women of Manitoba are now citizens, persons, human beings, who have stepped politically out of the class of criminals, children, idiots and lunatics.”-Lillian Beynon Thomas Qtd. in Gutkin and Gutkin.


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She was a member of the Canadian Women's Press Club; as well as being a journalist, she authored many stories and plays. For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her Lillian Beynon Thomas.

book in the Canada's Early Women Writers project. Birth date: Birthplace. Main entry: Thomas, Lillian Beynon: Birth place: Temperanceville, York, Ontario: Birth date: 4 September Death place: Winnipeg, Manitoba: Death date: 2. Thomas was hired by the Winnipeg Tribune, where he remained until his retirement in Lillian devoted herself to writing short stories and plays, including Jim Barber’s Spite Fence (), winner of the Dominion Drama Award for Manitoba.

She published her first novel, New Secret, in Lillian Beynon Thomas died on 2 September Thomas, Lillian Beynon (–) Canadian suffragist, novelist and playwright.

Name variations: Lillian Beynon; (pseudonym) Lillian Laurie. Born Lillian Beynon in in southern Ontario; died Sept 4,in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; elder sister of Francis Marion Beynon; married A.

Vernon Thomas (journalist), One of the most influential women on the Canadian prairies, taught. Frances Marion Beynon edited the women’s page for the Grain Growers Guide, while her sister, Lillian Beynon Thomas, did the same for the Free Press Prairie Farmer.

Between the two of them, the Beynons planned farm women’s conventions, founded political equality leagues, and masterminded petition campaigns in support of the vote for women. Frances and Lillian Beynon: Early Feminist Writers.

J tanya58 Leave a comment. J These articles, in different edited forms, about early feminists were published in my book, Women’s Rights/Writes, in Western People (The Western Producer) and in HERizons. They may still be the pieces of my writing that have been. Between andLillian Beynon Thomas was one of the most influential women on the Canadian prairies.

She developed the Women's Page of the Manitoba Weekly Free Press into a forum for the discussion and debate of many issues affecting the lives of prairie women. Lillian Beynon was born in in southern Ontario, and at the age of fifteen, moved with her parents to a farm near Hartney.

“Lillian Beynon Thomas, Woman’s Suffrage and the Return of Dower to Manitoba” by Robert E. Hawkins Manitoba Law Journal, Vol pagesSources: Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C.

Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association. Lillian Beynon Thomas. Writer and Social Reformer. by George Siamandas.

LILLIAN BEYNON THOMAS. In the decade between and she was one of the most influential women in Canada. As a writer for the Winnipeg Free Press and the Prairie Farmer, Thomas. Lillian Beynon Thomas: Anonymous: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books Author: Anonymous. After they returned to Canada, Lillian pursued a career as a writer. She wrote a number of successful plays, including Among the Maples, Jim Barber’s Spite Fence and As the Twig Is Bent. She published her first novel, New Secret, in Lillian Beynon Thomas died in Winnipeg on 2 September Works.

Published work included:Born: 4 SeptemberStreetsville, Ontario, Canada. Lillian Beynon Thomas. 1 like. Lillian Beynon Thomas was a Canadian journalist and feminist.

A Comedy in One Act (published in and performed the following year) (“Lillian Beynon Thomas”). She published a last novel, New Secret, in Lillian received several awards for her creative writing, including first prize for a short story entitled “Five Cents for Luck” that first appeared in Maclean’s and then was republished in American Magazine.

Lillian Beynon Thomas (Courtesy of the Archives of Manitoba) Installed Laura Secord School Wolseley Avenue, Winnipeg Lillian Beynon, advocate journalist and social reformer, became one of the most influential women in western Canada. Lillian Beynon Thomas (4 September – 2 September ) was a Canadian journalist and feminist.

Life. Lillian Beynon was born on 4 September in Streetsville, parents were James Barnes and Rebecca Beynon, and her younger sister was Francis Marion the age of five she suffered an accident that left her lame for the Beynon family moved to Hartney. Lillian Beynon Thomas was a Canadian journalist and feminist.

Home. Log In Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. Directories Newly added. Create Biography. This anthology consists of ten plays from countries involved in the First World War, including plays from Germany and France never before available in translation. Representing a range of dramatic forms, from radio play to street-epic, from comic sketch to musical, this anthology includes plays from: Gertrude Stein, Muriel Box, Marion Wentworth Craig, Dorothy Hewett, Berta Lask, Marie Leneru 5/5(1).

When eighteen year old Charlotte leaves her rural Manitoba home in to find work in Winnipg, she dreams of meeting the Beynon sisters. Francis Marion Beynon and her elder sister, Lillian Beynon Thomas, were sisters, journalists, women's page editors and activists in the Manitoba women's suffrage movement.Manitoba Archives.

Clockwise from back left: Lillian Beynon Thomas, Winona Dixon, Amelia Burritt and Dr. Mary Crawford. As one of the project’s creators says, there are many possible.