Rose Edwards Sower (1878-1930) Frankfort suffragist

Rose E. Edwards Sower was an active member of the Franklin County Equal Rights Association, and she held many different offices in the Kentucky Equal Rights Association. In 1916 she was appointed the Kentucky member of the Publicity Committee for the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Rebecca Rosenthal Judah

Rebecca Rosenthal Judah (1866-1932) of Louisville served in leadership roles in the National Council of Jewish Women and with the Kentucky Equal Rights Association where she served for many years as vice-president and as treasurer. 

Image snipped from "State Marker to Honor Women's Rights Pioneer," Courier-Journal (28 March 2007): E9.

30th Convention Kentucky Equal Rights Association - Program

50W29: "Thirtieth Convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association" Program, box 1, folder 3 of the Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932 (bulk dates), University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

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Thirtieth Convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association


Rebecca Rosenthal Judah, Louisville suffragist and leader in Council of Jewish Women

Rebecca Rosenthal Judah (1866-1932) was a highly respected leader in the Louisville community both for the National Council of Jewish Women and for women's rights in general. She was born on January 13, 1866, in Jeffersonville, Indiana to Robert M. Rosenthal and Bertha Meyer. She graduated in 1882 from the Louisville Female High School and married Jacob B. Judah of Louisville.

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