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Statue in downtown Calgary of The Famous Five. An identical statue exists on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The five women were: Emily Murphy (the British Empire's first female judge); Irene Marryat Parlby (farm women's leader, activist and first female Cabinet minister in Alberta); Nellie Mooney McClung (a famous suffragist and member of the Alberta legislature); Louise Crummy McKinney (the first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, or any legislature in Canada or the British Empire) and Henrietta Muir Edwards (an advocate for working women and a founding member of the Victorian Order of Nurses). By Jeff Whyte.