Julia Grace Wales


Julia Grace Wales born Bury, Quebec July 14, 1881 (d. 1957). Originated idea of continuous peace mediation 1915, which led to League of Nations; co-founded WILPF.


"I ask myself, is it just a wild flight of imagination to conceive of a world without war. . . but someone must try. . . " (March 20, 1917)

"The time to make a resolute effort to save our world is now, before the destruction has gone any further." (Wisconsin Plan, Feb. 27, 1917; photo collectionscanada.gc.ca)