Nora Stanton Blatch Barney


Nora Stanton Blatch Barney born Basingstoke, Hampshire, England September 30, 1883 (d. 1971). First American woman civil engineer; radio electronics pioneer and architect; third-generation suffragist peacemaker: granddaughter of Seneca Falls pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton, daughter of Harriot Stanton Blatch; author of World Peace Through a Peoples Parliament (1944); opposed Korean War.


"Travel by stagecoach is out of date. Kings are out of date: communication by canalboat is out of date; an aristocracy is out of date, none more so than a male aristocracy." (1909, in Suzanne Fischer, "Nora Stanton Blatch", Public Historian, 2010; photo