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Irene Mary (Biss) Spry
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Irene Mary (Biss) Spry
b. 1907 in South Africa, d. 1998, Ottawa, Ontario

Writer, economist and teacher, her social activism included membership in the League of Social Reconstruction; work with the Federated Women's Institute in Canada which became known as the Associated Country Women of the World ACWW. Her writings include The Palliser Expedition '63 and an about to be published book, From the Hunt to the Homestead.

"I don't know how many scholars I have inspired, but I've argued with a great many."

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