Cairine Reay Wilson (née Mackay), Canada's first woman senator, philanthropist (born 4 February 1885 in Montréal, QC; died 3 March 1962 in Ottawa, ON). Wilson was active in the organization of Women's Liberal clubs and youth groups during the 1920s. A member of the Liberal establishment, she was appointed to the Senate on 15 February 1930. She was president of the League of Nations Society in Canada 1936-42 and Canada's first woman delegate to the United Nations in 1949. As chairman of the Canadian National Committee on Refugees 1938–48, she was outspoken against anti-Semitism in Canada.