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Sighle Humphreys MP (1899 - 1994)

"Sighle Bean Uí Dhonnchadha", "Sighle Bean Domhnaill O Donnchadha"

Sighle Humphreys was an Irish political activist and member of Cumann na mBan. Humphreys was deeply involved in the republican cause. She served as as secretary, director of publicity, and national v...

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John Hooker MP (1816 - 1901)

"esq.", "John /Hooker/"

John Hooker was a businessperson, judge, activist, and journalist in Hartford, Connecticut. Nationally, he is best known as a leading abolitionist; locally, he is known for for association with Nook Fa...

7/16/2007 3/19/2017

Elizabeth Jarvis Colt (October 5, 1826 – August 23, 1905, born Elizabeth Hart Jarvis), was the widow and heir of firearms manufacturer Samuel Colt, founder of Colt's Manufacturing Company. Early li...

10/19/2009 3/18/2017

Beyoncé Knowles MP

"Beyoncé Knowles Carter", "Beyonce Knowles"

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Beyonce's father is African-American, and her mother is of Creole descent (French, African and Native American). Beyonce's maternal grandparents were French-speaking Louisiana Creoles, and Beyonce's na...

12/22/2008 3/16/2017

Lucy Burns MP (1879 - 1966)

Lucy Burns BIRTH DATE - July 29, 1879 DEATH DATE - December 22, 1966 PLACE OF BIRTH - Brooklyn, New York PLACE OF DEATH - Brooklyn, New York Lucy Burns was born on July 29, 1879, raised i...

3/3/2017 3/3/2017

Eleanor Clara Gibson Houston MP (1883 - 1942)

"Nora", "Nonnie"

The Equal Suffrage League of Virginia was founded in November 1909, when a small group of women, the artist Adèle Clark among them, gathered at the Richmond home of Anne Clay Crenshaw to discuss the es...

7/15/2014 3/1/2017

Annie H. Jones MP (1875 - d.)

Members of the Equal Suffrage League of Richmond, a branch of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia, pose around a car in Capitol Square in May 1915. With a statue of George Washington in the backgroun...

3/1/2017 3/1/2017

Mary Johnston, Author MP (1870 - 1936)

Father a lawyer and a major in Army She was a popular writer of the genre of novel now termed "historical romance". Raised in Buchanan she was the child of a noted Virginia family, her father a Maj...

6/24/2013 3/1/2017

Lila Hardaway Valentine MP (1865 - 1921)

Lila Meade Valentine was a suffragist, education reformer, and public-health advocate. During her abbreviated life, she played a vital role in creating and running organizations that improved the healt...

2/12/2011 3/1/2017

Adèle Goodman Clark MP (1882 - 1983)

"Dellie"

Clark's life exemplified the crucial role women played in the social reform movements of the twentieth century. She applied her sharp intellect, artistic skills, and determination to champion women and...

5/21/2012 3/1/2017

Ida Mae Thompson MP (1866 - 1947)

The daughter of John Henry Thompson and Sarah Ellen Facer, Thompson was born at Drakes Branch in Charlotte County on November 7, 1866. Her father had served in the Eighteenth Virginia Infantry as a tai...

3/1/2017 3/1/2017

Glennon Doyle Melton MP

Naples, Collier County, Florida, United States

Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of Love Warrior (Flatiron, 2016), a #1 New York Times bestselling memoir and Oprah Book Club Pick. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Car...

2/20/2017 2/20/2017

Norma Leah McCorvey MP (1947 - 2017)

Wiki - Norma McCorvey Norma Leah McCorvey (née Nelson; September 22, 1947 – February 18, 2017), better known by the legal pseudonym "Jane Roe", was the plaintiff in the landmark American lawsuit Roe v....

2/18/2017 2/18/2017

Meri Te Tai Mangakahia MP (1868 - c.1920)

Te Rarawa woman of mana, suffragist On 18 May 1893 the Speaker of the lower house of the Kotahitanga parliament introduced a motion from Meri Mangakahia, requesting that women be given the right to p...

9/9/2016 2/1/2017

Eliza Ellen Melville MP (1882 - 1946)

Eliza Ellen Melville (13 May 1882 – 27 July 1946) was a New Zealand feminist and politician. Biographies: Wikipedia contributors, ' Ellen Melville ', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Sandra Con...

4/19/2012 2/1/2017

Anna Paterson Logan MP (b. - 1931)

Anna Paterson Logan was born at Ferntree Cottage, Royal Terrace, Dunedin, New Zealand, on 29 September 1858, the daughter of Jessie Alexander Pollock and her husband, John Logan. Her Scottish parents h...

12/31/2012 2/1/2017

Mary Tyler Moore MP (1936 - 2017)

Mary Tyler Moore was an American actor, producer, and dancer. She was best known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a ...

1/12/2008 1/25/2017

Jane Cobden MP (1851 - 1947)

See Wikipedia...

7/1/2013 1/5/2017

Monica Romaine Brewster MP (1886 - 1973)

Bequeathed a large some of money to the city of New Plymouth to establish an art gallery. See photos. Monica Romaine Brewster (née Govett, 10 February 1886 – 13 December 1973) was a New Zealand arts ...

2/7/2009 1/4/2017

Lily Atkinson MP (1866 - 1921)

Lily May Atkinson (née Kirk, 29 March 1866 – 19 July 1921) was a New Zealand temperance campaigner, suffragist and feminist. Biography: Dictionary of New Zealand Biography See also: wikipedia.org

2/8/2009 1/4/2017

Mary Josephine Player MP (1856 - 1924)

Mary Josephine Player (c. 1857 – 5 January 1924) was a New Zealand servant, midwife, welfare worker, feminist and social reformer. Biography: Dictionary of New Zealand Biography See also: wikipedia...

3/13/2012 1/4/2017

Sarah Mapps Douglass MP (1806 - 1882)

Sarah Mapps Douglass was an African American educator, abolitionist, writer, and public lecturer. Her painted images on her written letters may be the first or earliest surviving examples of signed pai...

1/3/2017 1/3/2017

Grace Bustill Douglass MP (1782 - 1842)

Grace Bustill Douglass (1782 – March 9, 1842) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Her family was one of the first prominent free black families in the United States. Her f...

1/3/2017 1/3/2017

Gertrude Bustill Mossell MP (1855 - 1948)

Gertrude Bustill Mossell was an African-American author, journalist, and teacher. After an early career contributing articles to Philadelphia newspapers, she became women's editor of the New York Age...

4/6/2016 1/3/2017

Mary Mossell Griffin MP (c.1885 - 1963)

"Mazie"

Mary Mossell Griffin was an American writer, clubwoman, and suffragist based in Philadelphia. Early life Mary "Mazie" Campbell Mossell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the elder daughter of ...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Annie Jane Schnackenberg MP (1835 - 1905)

Annie Jane Schnackenberg (1835 – 2 May 1905) was a New Zealand Wesleyan missionary, temperance and welfare worker, and suffragist.

10/26/2010 12/29/2016

Carrie Fisher MP (1956 - 2016)

Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Fish...

10/22/2007 12/27/2016

Sheri S. Tepper MP (1929 - 2016)

"A. J. Orde", "B. J. Oliphant", "E. E. Horlak", "Sheri S. Eberhart"

Sheri Stewart Tepper ( July 16, 1929 - October 22, 2016 ) was an American author of science fiction, horror and mystery novels; particularly known as a feminist science fiction writer, often with an ec...

4/21/2009 12/11/2016

Samantha Bee (born October 25, 1969) is a Canadian comedic actress and author best known as a cast member on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee was born in Toronto, Ontario. Bee said of her family,...

3/6/2014 11/9/2016

Czarina C. Conlan MP (1871 - 1958)

Czarina Colbert Conlan Chickasaw and Choctaw heritage. Born in Colbert, Indian Territory, USA. Czarina Conlan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Czarina Conlan Czarina Conlan.jpg 1906 Born Made...

1/4/2015 11/9/2016

Elaine Madsen MP

"Loretta Elaine"

Elaine Madsen is an American author and filmmaker. She is also the mother of actors Virginia Madsen and Michael Madsen. She won an Emmy Award in 1983 for producing the documentary Better Than It Has To...

3/23/2011 10/20/2016

Betty Ford MP (1918 - 2011)

"/Betty/"

Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011), better known as Betty Ford, was the wife of former United States President Gerald Ford and served as the First Lady of the United State...

6/23/2007 10/17/2016

Mindy Finn is an American businessperson, political consultant, politician, and digital media strategist based in Washington, DC. She is a candidate for Vice President of the United States in the 201...

10/12/2016 10/12/2016

Rowan Blanchard MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Rowan Blanchard is an American actor. She is best known for her role as Riley Matthews on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World . Rowan's paternal grandfather, an immigrant from the Middle East,...

9/14/2014 10/3/2016

Rose Macaulay MP (1881 - 1958)

Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay, DBE (1 August 1881 – 30 October 1958) was an English writer. She published thirty-five books, mostly novels but also biographies and travel writing. Early years and educa...

1/5/2014 10/3/2016

Margaret Forster MP (1938 - 2016)

Margaret Forster was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, historian and literary critic. She is best known for her 1965 novel Georgy Girl, which was made into a successful film and inspired a hi...

2/10/2016 10/3/2016

Tori Amos MP

"Tori Amos"

Sewall's Point, Martin County, Florida, United States

Tori Amos is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. She is the daughter of Mary Ellen (Copeland) and The Rev. Dr. Edison McKinley Amos. She has English ancestry, along with smaller amou...

10/1/2016 10/1/2016

Dorothy Thompson MP (1893 - 1961)

Dorothy Thompson (9 July 1893, Lancaster, New York– January 30, 1961, Lisbon, Portugal) was an American journalist and radio broadcaster, who in 1939 was recognized by Time magazine as the second most ...

11/12/2011 9/27/2016

Judy Blume MP

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, United States

Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman on February 12, 1938) is an American writer.[1] Her novels for children and young adults have exceeded sales of 80 million and have been translated into 32 languages.[...

6/16/2010 9/20/2016

Mary Alice Bunting MP (1910 - 1998)

Mary Ingraham Bunting (July 10, 1910 - January 21, 1998) was an influential American college president; Time profiled her as the magazine's November 3, 1961, cover story. She became Radcliffe College...

2/10/2009 9/18/2016

Carol Moses MP (1933 - 2004)

MOSES--Carol Whitehill. Age 71, died at home in McLean, Virginia, on February 19, of cancer. After finishing public school in Scarsdale, New York, where she was born, she attended Vassar College, gradu...

12/29/2007 9/16/2016

Wangari Muta Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica (Benedictine College) and the U...

4/12/2016 9/16/2016

Persis Ellen 'Nellie' Mussey (Spencer) MP (1850 - 1936)

"Nellie"

Ellen Spencer Mussey was born on May 13, 1850, in Geneva, Ohio, United States. Mussey was a lawyer, educator, and pioneer in the field of women's rights to legal education. She was the daughter of Pl...

8/19/2015 9/7/2016

Caroline Thomas Merrick MP (1825 - 1908)

Caroline Elizabeth Thomas was born at Cottage Hall in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana on November 24, 1825. Her father, David Thomas, was a South Carolinian who had settled in Louisiana after the Wa...

9/1/2016 9/1/2016

Florence Hilles (Bayard) MP (1865 - 1954)

Florence Bayard Hilles, of Newcastle, Del., was the daughter of Thomas Bayard, American ambassador to Great Britain and secretary of state under President Grover Cleveland. She became involved in the s...

3/23/2015 9/1/2016

Nina E. Allender MP (1873 - 1957)

Nina Evans Allender was an American artist, cartoonist, and women's rights activist. She studied art in the United States and Europe with William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Allender worked as an o...

9/1/2016 9/1/2016

Rosanna Thompson MP (1808 - 1894)

Rosanna was the daughter of John and Rosanna (Cormack) Gordon. She first shows up in the church records of the Union Methodist Episcopal Church in 1824 when she was accepted as a member. She's listed t...

1/17/2009 8/11/2016

Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE (née Haig; 25 February 1857 – 11 March 1941) was a British suffragette, feminist, and philanthropist. ...

7/20/2016 7/21/2016

Dr. Jill Stein MP

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Jill Ellen Stein (born May 14, 1950) is an American physician, activist, and politician. She has been described as the Green Party's presumptive nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 e...

7/19/2016 7/20/2016

Lady Margaret Haig Mackworth, Viscountess Rhondda (neeThomas) Margaret, Lady Mackworth (1883 – 1958), 32, was the a prominent British suffragette and only child of David Alfred Thomas (also known as ...

7/20/2016 7/20/2016

Ruth Hale MP (1887 - 1934)

) Ruth Hale (1887 – September 18, 1934) was a freelance writer who worked for women's rights in New York City, USA, during the era before and after World War I. She was married to journalist Heywood ...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Marguerite Rooney MP (c.1920 - 2004)

Birth: Apr. 3, 1920 Albany Albany County New York, USA Death: Apr. 27, 2004 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Marguerite Howard Rooney, wife of CBS News "Sixty Minutes" commentat...

11/5/2011 6/27/2016

Elizabeth Thacher Kent MP (1868 - 1952)

"Thatcher"

Elizabeth Thacher Kent (September 22, 1868 – August 14, 1952) was an environmentalist and women's rights activist. Together with her husband, U.S. Congressman William Kent, she helped create the Muir...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Rosa Sonneschein MP (1847 - 1932)

Rosa Sonneschein (1847–1932) was the founder and editor of The American Jewess magazine. It was the first English-language periodical targeted to American Jewish women. Personal life Soneschein w...

2/23/2009 6/26/2016

Priscilla Bright McLaren MP (1815 - 1906)

Priscilla Bright McLaren (8 September 1815 – 5 November 1906) was a British activist who served and linked the anti-slavery movement with the women's suffrage movement in the nineteenth century. She ...

11/9/2012 6/22/2016

Caroline Earle White MP (1833 - 1916)

Caroline Earle White (1833–1916) was an American philanthropist and anti-vivisection activist. She co-founded the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) in 1867, founde...

6/15/2016 6/15/2016

Charlotte Emily French MP (1828 - 1897)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Almeda Hardy (born Olney) by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 20:30:05 UTC In the 1870 election suffragists including Brown attempted to vote. Charlotte Olney Fr...

10/21/2008 6/12/2016

Benjamin Franklin Brown MP (1815 - 1893)

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Mary Brown MP (1821 - 1886)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Almeda Hardy (born Olney) by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 20:30:05 UTC Birth: Feb. 7, 1821

10/21/2008 6/12/2016

He Zhen (He Ban) MP (c.1884 - c.1920)

"He Ban", "He-Yin Zhen"

6/7/2016 6/7/2016

Коллонтай, Александра Михайловна Venäjän vallankumouksen onnistuttua 45-vuotiaasta Aleksandrasta tuli sosiaaliasiain komissaari eli ministeri. Tänä aikana hän rakastui punalaivaston sankariin Pavel J...

3/27/2011 6/3/2016

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney MP (1883 - 1971)

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney (September 30, 1883 – January 18, 1971) was an American civil engineer, architect, and suffragist. She was born Nora Stanton Blatch in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England in ...

10/27/2009 6/3/2016

Burnita Shelton Matthews MP (1894 - 1988)

Burnita Matthews was the first woman to be confirmed as a federal trial judge, serving on the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Matthews was also a key figure in the National Women's Party and ...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Nellie Nugent Somerville MP (1863 - 1952)

Eleanor "Nellie" Nugent Somerville (September 25, 1863 – July 28, 1952) was the first woman elected to the Mississippi Legislature. Her daughter, Lucy Somerville Howorth, was soon elected to that bod...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Lucy Somerville Howorth MP (1895 - 1997)

Lucy Somerville Howorth was an advocate for women's rights and a lawyer who served as a U.S. District Court magistrate judge and state representative from Hinds County. She was appointed to the Board...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Virginia Minor MP (1824 - 1894)

Virginia Louisa Minor (March 27, 1824, Caroline County, Virginia – August 14, 1894, St. Louis, Missouri) was an American women's suffrage activist. She is best remembered as the plaintiff in Minor v....

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson MP (1872 - 1959)

"Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson"

Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson From Wikipedia: Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson (1872–1959) was an American author and suffragist.] In 1900 she published her first book, A Woman Tenderfoot, which descr...

12/2/2014 5/22/2016

Frances Lillian Munds MP (1866 - 1948)

"Fannie"

Frances Lillian Willard "Fannie" Munds (June 10, 1866 – December 16, 1948) was an American suffragist and leader of the suffrage movement within Arizona. After achieving her goal of statewide women's...

4/3/2009 5/18/2016

Prof. Zonia Baber MP (1862 - 1955)

"Zonia"

Zonia Baber, associate professor, and head of the Geography and Geology department, University of Chicago. Mary Arizona ‘Zonia’ Baber (1862-1955) is recognized as a pioneer in geography education...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Anna B. Lawther MP (1872 - 1957)

Anna Bell Lawther (September 8, 1872 - October 21, 1957) was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in the U.S. state of Iowa. Lawther was born in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of William Lawther ...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Mary Jane Coggeshall MP (1836 - 1911)

Mary Jane (Whitely) Coggeshall (1836–1911) was an American suffragist known as the "mother of woman suffrage in Iowa". She was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1990.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Arabella Mansfield MP (1846 - 1911)

"Arabella", "Mansfield"

Arabella Mansfield (May 23, 1846 – August 1, 1911), born Belle Aurelia Babb, became the first female lawyer in the United States in 1869, admitted to the Iowa bar; she made her career as a college ed...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Lilian Decima Guggisberg MP (1871 - 1964)

"Decima Moore", "Lady Decima Guggisberg C.B.E."

Lady Decima Guggisberg, C.B.E. (born Lilian Decima Moore) was an English singer and actress, known for her performances in soprano roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and in musical comedies. She...

5/4/2010 5/15/2016

Susan Pringle Frost MP (1873 - 1960)

Profession: Preservationist, Suffragist Frost was born into a once prominent Charleston family in 1873. She studied for two years at Saint Mary's Episcopal boarding school in Raleigh, North Carolin...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

Lizzie Crozier French MP (1851 - 1926)

Margaret Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crozier French (May 7, 1851 – May 14, 1926) was an American educator, women's suffragist and social reform activist. She was one of the primary leaders in the push for wom...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Harriet Taylor Upton MP (1853 - 1945)

Harriet Taylor Upton (December 17, 1853 — November 2, 1945) was an American political activist and author. Upton is best remembered as a leading Ohio state and national figure in the struggle for wom...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Eliza Ridgely MP (1858 - 1954)

Eliza Ridgely (1858-1954), seemed to have inherited both her name and many aspects of her character from her redoubtable “Aunt Didy.” An intelligent and determined woman with strong religious and refor...

5/30/2012 5/12/2016

Rose Pastor Stokes MP (1879 - 1933)

"Rosie"

social worker, cigar maker Rose Harriet Pastor Stokes (née Wieslander; July 18, 1879 – June 20, 1933) was an American socialist activist, writer, birth control advocate, and feminist. She was a fig...

2/18/2009 5/8/2016

Angela Heywood MP (1840 - c.1935)

Angela Heywood (1840-1935) was a radical writer and activist, known as a free-love advocate, suffragist, socialist, spiritualist, labor reformer, and abolitionist.

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

Ezra Hervey Heywood MP (1829 - 1893)

Ezra Hervey Heywood (/ˈheɪˌwʊd/; September 29, 1829 – May 22, 1893) was an American individualist anarchist, slavery abolitionist, and advocate of equal rights for women.

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

Eunice E. Athey MP (1847 - 1941)

Eunice Pond Athey Birth: Dec. 1, 1847 Hazel Green Grant County Wisconsin, USA Death: May 12, 1921 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA "Eunice's husband was Morrison C[olumbia] Athey who was t...

4/28/2016 4/28/2016

Barbara Bodichon Ayrton MP (1886 - 1950)

Wikipedia contributors. " Barbara Ayrton-Gould ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Barbara Bodichon Ayrton-Gould (née Ayrton; June 1886 – 14 October 1950) was a Labour politician and suffragist in...

9/29/2014 4/28/2016

Mabel Vernon MP (1883 - 1975)

Mabel Vernon (September 19, 1883 – September 2, 1975) was a U.S. suffragist, pacifist, and a national leader in the United States suffrage movement. She was a Quaker and a member of the American Woma...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

John Andrew Riggs MP (1867 - 1936)

John Andrew Riggs was a pioneer, politician, early aviator, patent medicine business proprietor, and father of women’s suffrage in Arkansas. Riggs’s Act 186 of 1917 allowed women to vote in the Democ...

1/20/2011 3/26/2016

* * Mrs. Van Cleve was the first white child brought into what is now Minnesota, having been born at Prarie du Chien, Wisconsin while her family was enroute to Fort Snelling. Her father was in the Army...

6/11/2011 3/3/2016

Helen Piotopowaka Clarke MP (1846 - 1923)

* * * * Helen Clarke was born at the mouth of the Judith River, Fergus County, Montana. Her father was Major Egbert Malcom Clarke, and her mother was Coth-Co-Co-Na, a Piegon from Montana. She went to c...

3/3/2016 3/3/2016

Emily Murphy MP (1868 - 1933)

Emily Murphy Emily Murphy (born Emily Gowan Ferguson) Canadian women's rights activist, jurist, and author. In 1916, she became the first female magistrate in Canada, and in the British Empire. She...

4/28/2015 2/12/2016

Pauline Shaw MP (1841 - 1917)

Pauline Agassiz Shaw (1841 – 1917) was an American philanthropist and social reformer who opened day nurseries, settlement houses, and other establishments in Boston to help new immigrants and the poor...

3/11/2009 2/11/2016

Sophia Willard Ripley MP (1803 - 1861)

Sophia Willard Dana Ripley (1803–1861), wife of George Ripley, was a 19th-century feminist associated with Transcendentalism and the Brook Farm community. She was born Sophia Willard Dana in 1803. He...

2/18/2009 2/7/2016

Abigail Abba Alcott MP (1800 - 1877)

"Abby May", "Abba /May/"

Abigail May Alcott (October 8, 1800-November 25, 1877), abolitionist, women's rights activist, and pioneer social worker, supported her husband and the Fruitlands community through her labor and resour...

5/27/2007 2/6/2016

Marjorie Margolies (born June 21, 1942), formerly known as Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and a women's rights activist. She is a former ...

7/29/2010 2/1/2016

Robert Dale Owen MP (1801 - 1877)

Newpaper editor 1825; Indiana Legislature 1836-1838;US House of Representatives 1843- 1847, introduced the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution; Diplomat charge d' affairs 1853- 1858 Naples, I...

8/19/2007 12/15/2015

Alice Lee West Moque MP (1861 - 1919)

"Snelling"

From Walter Comonfort Snelling married on 20 October 1879 in Washington, DC, to Alice West Horner Snelling Moque (1861-1919), a journalist and author. They had 2 sons. Their first son, Walter Otheman...

5/5/2013 12/14/2015

Clarice Baright MP (1881 - 1961)

"Margulis"

Known to her contemporaries as the “Lady Angel of the Tenement District,” Clarice Baright was a social worker and a trailblazing attorney who combined these skills as an advocate for the rights of Ne...

12/14/2015 12/14/2015

Anne Louisa Ide MP (1876 - 1945)

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12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Sarah Barnwell Elliott MP (1848 - 1928)

Sarah Barnwell Elliott (1848 - August 30 1928) was a novelist, short story writer, and an advocate of women's rights. She was born in Savannah, Georgia to Stephen Elliott a bishop in the Episcopal ...

8/1/2011 12/13/2015

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner MP (1874 - 1930)

"Altmann-Gottheimer"

Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner (March 26, 1874 in Berlin, Germany – October 21, 1930 in Mannheim) was the first woman to become a university lecturer in Germany. from Wikipedia In 1904, she received ...

12/6/2015 12/7/2015

Marlo Thomas MP

"Marlo"

Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That Girl. ...

6/11/2010 11/15/2015

Rachel Conrad Nason MP (1899 - 1977)

• masters of economics from early adult life: prominent in peace activities 12/8/1968: Received the Distinguished Honor Award from the US State Dept. Her role was a State Department employee assi...

2/9/2013 11/15/2015

Mary Hannah Krout MP (1851 - 1927)

Mary Hannah Krout (November 3, 1851 – May 27, 1927) was an American journalist and author. Krout was born November 3, 1851 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Robert Kennedy and Caroline VanCleve (Brown)...

11/3/2015 11/3/2015