Margery Fry


Margery Fry born Highgate, London, England March 11, 1874 (d. 1956). Quaker prison reformer, college principal; early Secretary War Resisters International 1923; Quaker war relief in France WWI; women’s organization delegate to Versailles Peace Conference to get women into League of Nations 1919.


On marching against Boer War: “[I am] ashamed to be working for anything else but peace.” (Mijin Cho, British Quaker Women and Peace, p. 206)