Edith Cowan’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Edith Cowan died at age 70, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding politician Edith Cowan's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Nationalist Member of the Parliament of Western Australia from 1921 to 1924. She was known as a strong advocate for women’s health and the welfare of disadvantaged groups.

She lived with her grandmother after studying at Perth boarding school as a teen.

She was a freemason and her portrait is featured on the back of Australia’s $50 note.

How did Edith Cowan die?

Edith Cowan's death was caused by pancreatic cancer.

Following an extended period of ill-health Cowan died of pancreatic cancer at the Avro Hospital, Subiaco on 9 June 1932, at the age of 70. After a short service at St. Mary’s Church, West Perth, a large public funeral was held at Karrakatta Cemetery where she was buried.

Information about the death of Edith Cowan
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death70 years
BirthdayAugust 2, 1861
Death dateJune 9, 1932
Place of deathPerth, Australia
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Australia