Iva Campbell Fallis

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The Honourable
Iva Campbell Fallis
Senator from Ontario
In office
July 20, 1935 – March 7, 1956
Personal details
Born (1883-06-23)June 23, 1883
Castleton, Ontario
Died March 7, 1956(1956-03-07) (aged 72)
Political party Conservative (1935-1942)
PC (1942-1956)
Spouse(s) Howard Taylor Fallis

Iva Campbell Fallis (June 23, 1883 – March 7, 1956) was the second female Canadian Senator.

Born in Castleton, Ontario, the daughter of Jessie Stewart and Michael John Doyle, she attended the Toronto Normal School and became a school teacher. In 1909, she married Howard Taylor Fallis.[1]

Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie King unveiled plaque to the Valiant 5 in the Person's Case

In 1923, she became the first president of the Peterborough Conservative Women's Association. She was vice president of the Canadian Conservative Party Association and a key member of the campaign team that helped elect R.B. Bennett Prime Minister of Canada in 1930. She was appointed to the Senate by Bennett in 1935 and was the second female Senator after Cairine Wilson. She served until her death in 1956.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Peterborough Museum and Archives. "Senator Iva Campbell Fallis fonds". Archeion. Archives Association of Ontario. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 

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