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Alice Paul

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Birthday
11, 1885
Birthplace
Moorestown, NJ
Death Date
Jul 9, 1977 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1885
Birthplace
Moorestown, NJ
Death Date
Jul 9, 1977 (92)

About

Leader of the campaign for Women's Suffrage during the early 20th century. Her work directly lead to the passing of Nineteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which granted women the right to vote.

Before Fame

She met the founder of the Suffrage Movement in England when she was there and participated in radical protests such as hunger strikes.

Trivia

She founded the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage which eventually merged with the National Woman's Party under her leadership.

Family Life

She was the daughter of of William Mickle Paul and Tacie Parry Paul, and sister of William Jr., Parry, and Helen.

Associated With

She campaigned against President Woodrow Wilson's refusal to support the amendment for suffrage.