*TheFamousFive (1927) *IReneParlby (9 Jan 1868–12 Jul 1965) born @London Died @RedDeer*MLA 1921–35. 1896 immigrant founded 1st women's local of United Farmers of Alberta 1913. 1st woman in AB Cabinet. Supported Sexual Sterilization Act (1928)
After painting for *EdisonLaboratories 1888 *CentennialExposition exhibit *RichardFOutcault 25, got hired by *ThomasEdison@ThomasEdisonLab@WestOrange 1889-90 echanical drawings and illustrations. After @Paris Expo 1889, moved to @Flushing 1890
Spring 1950, *LenaHorne set sail for @Paris for a European performance tour. *LennieHayton musical director from @MGM, accompanied her in a professional capacity. Married 1947, still illegal (inter-racial) in California. They kept it a secret.