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Margaret Meagher : biography

January 27, 1911 - February 25, 1999

Blanche Margaret Meagher, (January 27, 1911 – February 25, 1999) was a Canadian diplomat and, in 1958, was appointed Canada's first woman ambassador.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she was the Canadian ambassador to Israel (1958 to 1961), Austria (1962 to 1966) and Sweden (1969 to 1973). She also served in Mexico and England. She was also high commissioner to Cyprus, Kenya and Uganda, and chaired the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors.

In 1974, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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