Kate Wilson Sheppard

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Katherine Wilson Sheppard (10 March 1847, Liverpool, England – 13 July 1934, Christchurch, New Zealand) was a New Zealand activist for women's rights. She helped get women the right to vote in New Zealand. Kate Sheppard moved to Scotland when she was young.[1] She was born with the name Catherine Wilson Malcolm.[1] Her father died in 1862.[2] She moved to New Zealand in 1869 and married at age 24.[2] She had 2 husbands, one son, and one grandchild.[3]

Sheppard is on the New Zealand ten dollar note.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kate Sheppard". Biography.com. Archived from the original on 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kate Sheppard, 1847-1934". Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  3. "New Zealand History".