Joan Mary Fry


Joan Mary Fry born Highgate, London, England July 27, 1862 (d. 1955). English social reformer; vegetarian; Quaker pacifist who organized relief to Germany after World War I; aided imprisoned conscientious objectors; delegate to first women's Hague Conference 1915.


"We dare not step short of serving ourselves or even our own nation, but must look to people of other nations as if they had been let into the family circle." (July 17, 1915, Friends’ Intelligencer, p. 450; photo The Friend)