- 15 February 1892
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
- 17 December 1974
Shenton Park (Perth), Western Australia, Australia
- Alternative Names
- Herbert, Ruby Florence (birth name)
Ruby Hutchison was the first woman elected to the Legislative Council in Western Australia, and the first to take her place in any Australian Council. She was the only female member of the Chamber during this period. Her work enabled the introduction of the first law to enable women to serve on juries, and she founded the West Australian Epilepsy Association to fight discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities.