- 25 February 1891
Elmsvale, Nova Scotia, Canada
- 6 June 1984
Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
- Anaesthetist, Local government councillor and Mayor
In 1950 Janet Cooper became the first woman elected to the South Melbourne City council. She was defeated in 1953, but re-elected in 1956 and served as mayor in 1958-59 and again in 1965. In 1959 she was appointed OBE.