Carrie Chapman Catt


Carrie Chapman Catt born Ripon, WI January 9, 1859 (d. 1947). Suffragist. Instrumental in the founding of numerous women's organizations: the Women's Peace Party, 1915; the League of Women Voters, 1920; the Committee on the Cause and Cure of War, 1924. Supported the League of Nations and the UN.


"We must teach our sons that it is greater to live nobly for one's country than to die for it; that love must supplant hate and trust replace suspicion." (Women at The Hague, p. xxv; 1914 photo Wikipedia)