Alice Stokes Paul
January 11, 1885 - July 9, 1977
born Moorestown, New Jersey
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.

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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