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Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women.

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Carrie Chapman Catt - Biography
... She was born Carrie Clinton Lane in Ripon, Wisconsin ... Catt spent her childhood in Charles City, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College (later called Iowa State University) in Ames, Iowa, graduating in three years ... In 1885 Carrie married newspaper editor Leo Chapman, but he died in California soon after ...

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    In the adjustment of the new order of things, we women demand an equal voice; we shall accept nothing less.
    —Carrie Chapman Catt (1859–1947)

    A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)