Quaker, Swarthmore, University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., chief strategist for
the militant suffrage wing, founder of the Congressional Union for Woman
Suffrage and the National Woman's Party, author of the Equal Rights Amendment,
organizer of the 1913 parade in Washington, D.C., jailed 3 times in England
and 3 times in the U.S., waged hunger strike in prison, hospitalized,
force-fed and treated as insane, law degree in 1922, international
organizer, influenced charter of the United Nations.
- Alice Stokes Paul
- January 11, 1885 - July 9, 1977
- born Moorestown, New Jersey
Biographical information excerpted from Women Win the Vote
distributed by The National Women's History Project, 7738 Bell Road,
Windsor, California, 95492-8518. Graphic and text posted by permission NWHP, 1994.
(Note: The NWHP has moved and this address is no longer correct)
Alice Stokes Paul