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Gertrude Jean Gordon

Gertrude Jean Gordon, circa 1967

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Gertrude Jean Gordon

Gertrude Jean Gordon born 1918 in British Columbia, died 2008 in British Columbia; elected 1967 in Mayo. First woman elected to Yukon Council.

Sound Clip Summary

December 9, 1968 – Jean Gordon speaks at the close of the Fourth Session of the 21st Wholly Elected Yukon Council. She states that she believes party politics have no place in Yukon's council.

Yukon Archives, Yukon Legislative Assembly sound recordings, Jean_Gordon.mp3