Fanny Garrison Villard with William Lloyd Garrison

Fanny Garrison Villard
December 16, 1844 - July 5, 1928
born Boston, Massachusetts
Only daughter of abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison and Helen Villard, taught piano, married owner of The Nation and New York Evening Post, 4 children, NYC philanthropist, adviser and fundraiser for interracial and humanitarian causes, joined suffrage movement 1906, chaired NY legislative committees, spoke on street corners at 66, felt fundamental changes needed and that women could redeem politics, uncompromising pacifist, led 1914 Peace Parade down 5th Ave. and helped organize the Woman's Peace Party.

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.

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