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PoliticalFamilyTree.com -- SAMPLE--U.S. Women Leaders, Part I

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Womens Rights Leaders

Ground-Breaking Women Political Office Holders

 

Women’s Rights Leaders:

Addams, Jane of IL(social activist; founder of Hull House)

Anthony, Susan Brownell of RI (president, North American Woman Suffrage Association)

Brown (Blackwell), Antoinette of NY (1st woman ordained minister by mainstream church)

Blackwell, Elizabeth of NY (1st female physician with degree)

Burns, Lucy of NY (co-founder, National Women’s Party)

Cady (Stanton), Elizabeth of NY (founder/president, National Women Suffrage Association)

Coffin (Mott), Lucretia of MA (organizer of 1st women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, 1848)

Fuller (Ossoli), Sarah Margaret of MA (author of Women in the Nineteenth Century)

Goldstein (Friedan), Bettye Naomi of IL (founder, National Organization of Women)

Hart (Willard) (Yates), Emma of CT (founder of Troy Female Seminary)

Jenks (Bloomer), Amelia of NY (1st woman to own/operate/edit a newspaper for women; The Lily)

Lane (Chapman) (Catt), Carrie of IA (president, North American Woman Suffrage Association)

Lyon, Mary of MA (founder of Holyoke College)

Norton (Bush), Abigail of NY (president of Adjourned Women's Rights Convention at Rochester NY, 1848)

Paul, Alice Stokes of NJ (organizer of suffragette marches; co-founder, National Women’s Party)

Shaw, Anna Howard of MI (president, North American Woman Suffrage Association)

Stanton (Blatch), Harriet of RI (daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and founder of Equality League of Self-Supporting Women; president of the Women's Political Union)

Stone (Blackwell), Lucy of MA (publisher of Women’s Journal; co-founder American Woman Suffrage Association) & daughter Alice Stone Blackwell

Ward (Howe), Julia of RI (co-founder/president, American Woman Suffrage Association)


Ground-Breaking Women Political Office Holders:

D'Alesandro (Pelosi), Nancy of MD/CA (1st female Speaker of the U.S. House)

Day (O’Connor), Sandra of AZ (1st woman Supreme Court justice)

Ferraro (Zaccaro), Geraldine of NY (1st female candidate for US Vice President of major party)

Heath (Palin), Sarah of AK (1st female candidate for US Vice President from Republican Party)

Korbel (Albright), Madeleine of CO (1st female US Secretary of State)

Latimer (Felton), Rebecca Ann of GA (1st woman US Senator)

Perkins (Wilson), Fannie Coralie “Frances” of NY (1st women US Secretary of Labor & Cabinet officer)

Rankin, Jeannette of MT (1st woman elected to US House)

Roosevelt (Roosevelt), Ann Eleanor of NY (1st activist First Lady of US)

Tambussi (Grasso), Ella Giovanna Oliva of CT (1st woman elected governor of US state without previously being appointed)

Tayloe (Ross), Nellie Davis of WY (1st woman governor of US state, succeeding husband; 1st woman director of US Mint)

Wyatt (Carraway), Hattie Ophelia of AR (1st elected US Senator)