Carrie Chapman Catt

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Birthday
9, 1859
Birthplace
Ripon, WI
Death Date
Mar 9, 1947 (88)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1859
Birthplace
Ripon, WI
Death Date
Mar 9, 1947 (88)

About

Suffragette who developed the so-called 'Winning Plan' to pass the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in 1920.

Before Fame

She financed her own way through college by teaching, and worked as a school administrator before involving herself in the campaign for women's suffrage.

Trivia

She was selected to be president of the Iowa Woman's Suffrage Association, through which she developed a national drive to pass the 19th amendment.

Family Life

She was married to Les Chapman, a newspaper reporter.

Associated With

She was a close associate of Susan B. Anthony, another well-known suffragette.