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Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement

Martin Purvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 929 words.

Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement, was born on 3 February 1849 at Heath Lodge, Petersfield,...

Bailey, Hannah Clark Johnston

Barbara L. Ciccarelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 969 words.

Bailey, Hannah Clark Johnston (05 July 1839–23 October 1923), philanthropist, reformer, and peace advocate, was born in Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York, the daughter of David Johnston, a...

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 788 words.

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist, was born in Temple Road, Temple Hill, near Dublin, the eldest of five daughters and five sons of an auctioneer...

Catt, Carrie Chapman

Jacqueline Van Voris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 2657 words.

Catt, Carrie Chapman (09 February 1859–09 March 1947), suffragist leader and peace activist, was born Carrie Clinton Lane in Ripon, Wisconsin, the daughter of Lucius Lane and Maria Clinton,...

Hull, Hannah Hallowell Clothier

Victoria Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1224 words.

Hull, Hannah Hallowell Clothier (21 July 1872–04 July 1958), peace activist and suffragist, was born in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Isaac Hallowell Clothier and Mary Clapp...

Mead, Lucia True Ames

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1265 words.

Mead, Lucia True Ames (05 May 1856–01 November 1936), pacifist and suffragist, was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, the daughter of Nathan Plummer Ames, a businessman and farmer, and Elvira...

Moullin, Edith Ruth Mansell [née Edith Ruth Thomas] (1858/9–1941), suffragette and pacifist

Angela V. John.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Politics and Law. 929 words.

Moullin, Edith Ruth Mansell [née Edith Ruth Thomas] (1858/9–1941), suffragette and pacifist, was the daughter of Anne (née Lloyd) and David Collet Thomas, merchant and shipowner. Her social...

Reddish, Sarah (1850–1928), co-operative movement activist and suffragist

Serena Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 725 words.

Reddish, Sarah (1850–1928), co-operative movement activist and suffragist, was born into a working-class family in Bolton. She started work as a child, leaving school at the age of eleven....

Robinson [née Wilkie], Annot Erskine [Annie] (1874–1925), suffragist and pacifist

Leah Leneman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1006 words.

Robinson [née Wilkie], Annot Erskine [Annie] (1874–1925), suffragist and pacifist, was born on 8 June 1874 at 5 King Street, Montrose, the daughter of John Wilkie, a Scottish laird's son...

Schwimmer, Rosika

Beth S. Wenger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics and Law. 1596 words.

Schwimmer, Rosika (11 September 1877–03 August 1948), pacifist and feminist, was born in Budapest, Hungary, the daughter of Max Schwimmer, an experimental farmer who raised seed corn,...

Sieff, Rebecca Dora (1890–1966), feminist and Zionist

Anne M. Sebba.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Ethnic Politics. 1133 words.

Sieff, Rebecca Dora (1890–1966), feminist and Zionist, was born on 23 February 1890 at 38 Copenhagen Street, Leeds, the eldest daughter of Michael Marks (1859–1907), founder of the Marks...

Skeffington, Francis Sheehy- (1878–1916), women's rights activist and pacifist

Leah Levenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics and Law. 1507 words.

Skeffington, Francis Sheehy- (1878–1916), women's rights activist and pacifist, was born on 23 December 1878 in Bailieborough, co. Cavan, and christened Francis Joseph Christopher...

Villard, Fanny Garrison

Harriet Hyman Alonso.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1266 words.

Villard, Fanny Garrison (16 December 1844–05 July 1928), social reformer, suffragist, and pacifist, was born Helen Frances Garrison in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Helen Eliza...

Walsh, Adela Constantia Mary Pankhurst (1885–1961), suffragette and pacifist

Verna Coleman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Politics and Law. 1593 words.

Walsh, Adela Constantia Mary Pankhurst (1885–1961), suffragette and pacifist, was born on 19 June 1885 at Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, the fourth of five children and the...

Woolley, Mary Emma

Catherine A. Allgor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics and Law; Education. 1577 words.

Woolley, Mary Emma (13 July 1863–05 September 1947), educator, feminist, and peace activist, was born in South Norwalk, Connecticut, the daughter of Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational...