Esther Hobart Morris

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Birthday
8, 1814
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 3, 1902 (87)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1814
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 3, 1902 (87)

About

Known as the first female Justice of the Peace in United States history, she also served as vice president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

Before Fame

She and her twin sons ventured to the west coast to meet up with the rest of their family in 1869.

Trivia

She declined an invitation to be a candidate for the Wyoming Territorial Legislature

Family Life

She married Artemus Slack in 1841 but he died a few short years later.

Associated With

President Richard Nixon officiated a ceremony honoring her with a statue in the National Statuary Hall Collection.