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Laura Clay (1849-1941), Kentucky Suffragist and Voice of the South

Laura Clay (February 9, 1849 — June 29, 1941) grew up in a large family of activists at a farm in ... Laura Clay was elected President and Col. John H. Ward of Louisville was elected Vice-President. Not ... 's delegate badge from Lexington for the Kentucky Equal Rights Association, saved in the Laura Clay ...

Mary Barr Clay

(Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012): 44. Fuller, Paul E. Laura Clay and the Woman’s Rights Movement ... 1839, to Mary Jane Warfield and Cassius M. Clay. In 1866 Clay married Major John Francis “Frank” ... of Clay and changed the last names of her two youngest children to Clay also. In May 1879 during the ...

Virginia Robb McDowell (1874-1958): Louisville Artist and Suffragist

group led by Laura Clay, however, joined suffragists from other Southern states in opposing the Anthony ... September 4-10, 1916. New York: NAWSA, 1916.   Fuller, Paul E. Laura Clay and the Women’s Rights Movement. ... Suffrage Project, Laura Clay, KERA, Kentucky Equal Rights Association, Woman Suffrage Association of ...

Esther Burnam Bennett, 1877-1952

instance, on February 6, 1904, Esther and her mother attended a talk given by Laura Clay in Frankfort in ... 1910, Esther married Warfield Clay Bennett, Laura Clay’s nephew.  At the time of their marriage, ... between 1890 and 1915.  Sallie Bennett’s sister, Laura Clay, perhaps the most famous advocate for suffrage ...

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, National Suffrage Leader and Reformer

between factions that threatened to destroy NAWSA.  Kentucky’s Laura Clay and leaders in the South wanted ... probably had more to do with her traditional values.  She had avoided a complete break with Laura Clay ... Madeline McDowell Breckinridge was born in Franklin County on May 20, 1872, to Major Henry Clay ...

Sarah Gibson Humphreys (1830-1907): Writer, Speaker, Suffragist

its towering personality, Laura Clay, Humphreys served as superintendent of the organization’s Press ... In 1892 at the fifth convention of KERA in Richmond, and pursuant to Laura Clay’s request, Humphreys ... the Lexington (Ky.) Cemetery. sarahgibsonhumphreys.jpg Sources: Fuller, Paul E.  Laura Clay and the ...

Jennie Angell Mengel (1882-1934) Louisville Suffragist and Educator

hosting state-wide conventions. A controversy among Kentuckians pitted the veteran suffrage crusader Laura Clay and her allies, who insisted that suffrage was a state rather than a federal issue, against others ... important role in persuading the KERA, over Clay’s objections, to place increasing emphasis on federal ...