Elizabeth Muriel Gregory "Elsie" MacGill

Elizabeth Muriel Gregory "Elsie" MacGill (HM20IU)

Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 3C5 Thunder Bay District
Country: Canada
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N 48° 21.454', W 89° 18.051'

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(1905-1980)

Elsie MacGill made remarkable contributions to aeronautical engineering by introducing mass-production techniques for the Hawker Hurricane built here during the Second World War and later by developing international air-worthiness regulations. Overcoming physical challenges resulting from polio to pursue graduate studies and build a career in aviation engineering, she paved the way for women to enter the profession. Continuing the legacy of her mother, Judge Helen Gregory MacGill, she advanced women's equality, particularly as a member of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women formed in 1967.
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HM NumberHM20IU
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Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16U E 329561 N 5358601
Decimal Degrees48.35756667, -89.30085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 21.454', W 89° 18.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 21' 27.24" N, 89° 18' 3.0599999999999" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801 Montreal St, Thunder Bay Ontario P7E 3C5, CA
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