Amanda Halstead Deyo


Rev. Amanda Deyo (née Halstead) born Clinton, NY October 24, 1838 (d. 1917). "The Peacemaker"; raised Quaker, became Universalist pastor; national peace speaker; delegate to international peace conferences, 1889.


 "We demand the settlement of disputes of the world by arbitration: the settlement of all national disputes shall be had through these mighty powers of the human soul." ("Woman's War for Peace", World's Congress of Rep. Women May 1893, ed. by May Sewall 1894, p. 734)