Harriet Burton Laidlaw


Harriet Davenport Burton Laidlaw born Albany, NY December 16, 1873 (d. 1949). Suffragist; founded League of Nations Non-Partisan Association, 1922; Chair of Women's Pro-League Council, 1921; leader of American Association for the UN; promoter of Jeannette Rankin; great orator.


"Only through mastery of the subject and devotion to a cause, added to human understanding, can ever make a speaker." (Brigance, Great Speakers; photo anon. Findagrave)