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MASON, Marianne Harriet (died 1932), Inspector of Boarding-out under the Local Government Board, 1885; Senior Inspector, 1898–1910; doyenne of all the women Inspectors in the Civil Service; retired on reaching age limit, 1910

ROBERTS, Charles Hubert (died 1929), Temporary Assistant Physician Accoucheur St Bart’s Hospital; Senior Physician, Samaritan Free Hospital for Women, London, and Physician to In-Patients, Queen Charlotte’s Lying-in Hospital, London; Government Vaccinator to Queen Charlotte’s Hospital; Member Visiting Staff War Hospital, Epsom; Hon. Obstetric Physician, Lady Howard de Walden’s Maternity Home for Officers’ Wives; Hon. Gynæcologist Hostel St Luke for Poor Clergy, London; Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine; late Hon. Secretary to Section on Obstetrics and Gynæcology, Royal Society of Medicine, 1913; Examiner in Midwifery and Gynæcology Conjoint Board, London; Examiner to Central Midwives Board, and Examiner in Obstetrics and Gynæcology, University of Sheffield, 1913

SAWYER, George Alexander (died 1944), Knight of Grace of St John, Knight of the Crown of Belgium, etc. Late Deputy Chairman of the British Empire Film Institute; late Hon. Treasurer of the National Liberal Council for London during Coalition Government; late Chairman of Westminster National Liberal Association (Abbey and St George’s Divisions); a Life Governor and formerly an Hon. Treasurer of the Queen’s Hospital for Children and Member of the Governing Board; organised many Art Exhibitions, amongst which were the First British Sculptors Exhibition, Medallic Art Exhibition, First Official War Photo Exhibition, British Women Artists Exhibition, Belgian Art at the Front Exhibition, Belgian Art at the Front Exhibition and Sculpture Exhibition, 1931; Hon. Secretary and Treasurer of the first British Industrial Art Exhibition, 1933; Hon. Organiser the first Contemporary Industrial Design Exhibition, 1935; Hon. Treasurer, Durham Distressed Area Committee; during European War organised and served with Voluntary Hospitals in France; member of board of London Child Guidance Clinic, etc


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Women in Congress Regardless of their party or political philosophy, women have always found themselves a minority within the “old boy” Congress. When Catherine May (Republican–Washington) entered the House in ...

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