Lucy Burns

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Birthday
28, 1879
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Dec 20, 1966 (87)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1879
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Dec 20, 1966 (87)

About

Suffragist and advocate for women's rights who was the editor of the Congressional Union’s newspaper The Suffragist during the early 20th century.

Before Fame

She became one of the first women to attend Yale University Graduate School.

Trivia

In 1914 she became the first woman to speak in front of Congressional delegates for an amendment for women's rights.

Family Life

She had an orphaned niece.

Associated With

Israel Zangwill also advocated for women's suffrage.