Faith Fenton

Journalist, Deceased Person

1857 – 1936

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Who was Faith Fenton?

Alice Freeman, better known by her pseudonym, Faith Fenton, was a Canadian school teacher and investigative journalist. She became Canada's first female columnist while writing for the Toronto Empire. Freeman wrote under the pseudonym Faith Fenton to keep her job as a teacher, as journalism was seen as an unacceptably disreputable activity for a teacher to be involved in. With the low salary she earned at these jobs, she required both salaries to support herself.

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Born
1857
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Died
1936

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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