Leonora Cohen

Leonora Cohen¬†(1873- 1978) was a women’s rights activist; arts patron.

Leonora first worked as a milliner and she campaigned for better working conditions.

She  became involved in the suffrage movement and was involved in direct action.

Leonora went on hunger strike in Armley Gaol in Leeds.

She later became the first woman president of the Yorkshire Federation of Trades Councils.