Carrie Chapman Catt
American Lecturer and Woman Suffrage Leader
1859 – 1947 A.D.
Carrie Chapman Catt, an American Lecturer and woman suffrage leader, born at Ripon, Wisconsin. She was educated in the State Industrial College of Iowa, and later was superintendent of schools in Mason City, Iowa.
In 1890 she began her work as a lecturer and organizer for woman suffrage, has conducted successful campaigns in many states, and has lectured in almost every country in Europe. Mrs. Catt has been an ardent worker in procuring enlargement of woman’s rights in many parts of the United States. In 1916 she was elected President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.