Edith McLeod Henderson Hong Kong Canada Scotland

Biography of Edith McLeod Henderson

Edith McLeod Henderson matriculation slip 1912-13
Edith McLeod Henderson matriculation slip 1912-13

Edith McLeod Henderson was born in Hong Kong in June 1892. She was the daughter of Oscar Henderson, a master mariner.

Henderson enrolled at the University in 1912, where she studied French, Moral Philosophy, Political Economy, History and Geology, winning a prize in the latter in the 1915-16 session. She graduated on 18 November 1916.

By 1922, Henderson was working as a secretary and living in Findhorn. In 1930, Henderson moved to Canada, where she was a secretary in Vancouver, and where she remained until her death in 1980.


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Edith McLeod Henderson
Born 19 June 1892.
Died 11 November 1980.
GU Degree: MA, 1916; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: secretaries
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1916
Record last updated: 22nd Jul 2013

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Hong Kong Hong Kong, No Region
Place of Birth

Canada Canada, Vancouver
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

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