Miss Marjorie K Lyle was the first female insurance broker in Ireland, a local councillor in Portrush and founder member of the Ulster Enterprise Voluntary Committee which superseded LEDH.
She was a member of the Alliance Party from its inception and started her own firm in Portrush in the 1930s before moving to Belfast and then London.
When she sold her business and retired she was able to finance writing her book, ‘Out of the Past’, based on family letter and diaries.
Researcher: Gillian Popplestone
PRONI Reference for Diaries: D3601/2/D/15
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