Addie Lucia Ballou

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Birthday
19, 1837
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 10, 1916 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1837
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 10, 1916 (79)

About

Poet, author, suffragist, and Spiritualist known for such poetry collections as Driftwood and The Padre's Dream. She spent most of her life in Ohio and Wisconsin.

Before Fame

She was born in Ohio as the fifth child of Mary Eldredge Hart and Alexander Hamilton.

Trivia

She worked during the Civil War era as a nurse for the Union Army.

Family Life

She married Albert Darius Ballou, with whom she subsequently had five children.

Associated With

Like Susan B. Anthony, she fought during the Nineteenth Century for equal rights and suffrage for women.