Jessie Jack Hooper

Overview

Jessie Jack Hooper born Winneshiek, IA November 9, 1865 (d. 1935). Suffragist; peace orator; organized Conference on Cause and Cure of War, 1924; presented a million women's petition to disarmament conference, 1932.

Quotations

"I promised the boys in France that if they won the war this should be the last war." (Autobio, p. 224)

"War will not end war. No matter who wins, everybody loses... War is entirely emotional. It is insanity." (James H. Smith, p. 130; photo Oshkosh Museum)