Person Female Born 13/6/1872 Died 21/9/1937
Liberal politician, barrister, and NUWSS, and internationalist.
Jessie Chrystal Macmillan was a suffragist, peace activist, barrister, feminist and the first female science graduate from the University of Edinburgh as well as that institution's first female honours graduate in mathematics. She was an activist for women's right to vote, and for other women's causes. She was the second woman to plead a case before the House of Lords, and was one of the founders of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Born Leith, Scotland. Died Edinburgh.