Josephine Davis


Josephine Davis (née Kowin) born England July 29, 1929 (d. 2012). Canadian peace activist; environmentalist; first vice-president of anti-nuclear group Voice of Women, 1960.


Since we are opposed to the whole concept of nuclear war, and since we feel that the further spread of nuclear weapons increases the possibility of a nuclear war, we feel fully justified in taking this stand on this basis.” (to Premier Diefenbacker, in McMahon, Essence of Indecision, p. 81; photo