Irene Currie Love (1881-1945)

August 6, 2021

In 1904 Irene Currie Love, was the youngest of the 16 Canadian journalists who travelled together to the St. Louis Word Fair on a CPR train. She went on to have a successful 40-year journalism career. After marrying Eldred S. Archibald In 1912 and moving to Montreal she became Women’s Page editor and advice columnist for the Montreal Daily Star In 1914, using the pen name Margaret Currie. In 1924 she wrote a book based on her one-page newspaper columns, entitled Margaret Currie – Her Book. Her last column, written from her hospital bed, appeared in the Star the day of her funeral.

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