Charlotte P. Gilman
American Speaker and Writer on Social and Economic Subjects
1860 – 1935 A.D.
Charlotte P. Gilman, an American speaker and writer on social and economic subjects. She was born at Hartford, Conn., and was married to C.W. Stetson in 1884 and Geo H. Gilman in 1990.
She has been a prominent lecturer in Europe and America, and is known especially for her interest in labor problems and for her advocacy of woman’s rights. In 1914 a series of lectures which she gave in New York City on The Larger Feminism gained unusual attention. Her writings include: Woman and Economics, Concerning Children, The Man-Made World, and Moving the Mountain.
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.