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Full Name Edith Cowan
Profession Politician
Date of Birth August 2 , 1861
Place of Birth Geraldton
Birth Country Australia
Birth Sign Leo
Dead or Alive Died
Death Date 1932-06-09

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Edith Cowan Biography

Edith Cowan is one of the famous Politician, who was born on the memorable day of August 2 in the year 1861. Hailing from the vibrant city of Western Australia, Edith Cowan is a proud citizen of Australia.

Nationalist Member of the Parliament of Western Australia from 1921 to 1924. She was known as a strong advocate for women’s health and the welfare of disadvantaged groups.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Edith Cowan continues to be an inspiration for many.

Edith Cowan Wiki

Popular As Edith Cowan
First Name Edith
Last Name Cowan
Death Date 1932-06-09
Death Day June 09
Death Year 1932
Place of Death Perth, Australia
Place of Burial Karrakatta Cemetery


She was married to James Cowan in 1879

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Her face is on Australia’s $50 bill, which is also true for Ulysses S. Grant in the United States.


She lived with her grandmother after studying at Perth boarding school as a teen.


She was a freemason and her portrait is featured on the back of Australia’s $50 note.

Net Worth & Salary

Edith Cowan net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Edith Cowan Timeline

Cowan's mother died in childbirth in 1868 when Cowan was only seven.
Her adolescence was shattered in 1876 by the ordeal of her father's trials and hanging for the murder, that year, of his second wife.
At the age of 18, on 12 November 1879, Edith married James Cowan, then Registrar of the Supreme Court.
In 1894, Cowan was one of the founders of the Karrakatta Club, the first women's social club in Australia.
They lived at Scotstoun, 71 Malcolm Street, West Perth for most of their lives, but are also well known for having one of the first houses in Avonmore Terrace, Cottesloe, where they lived from 1896 to 1912.
She became prominent in the women's suffrage movement, which saw women in Western Australia granted the right to vote in 1899.