Florence Ellinwood Allen


Florence Ellinwood Allen born Salt Lake City, UT March 23, 1884 (d. 1966). Lawyer and judge; peace activist; poet. Active proponent of suffrage and human rights. First woman in the world to sit on a supreme court, state of Ohio, 1922.


Wars must cease because they put the world back centuries by abolishing the restraints, moral, social, ethical, built up in that fine but perishable process called civilization.” (Catt & Allen, Why Wars Must Cease, 1935, p. 118; photo Wikipedia)