January 19, 2011
Upton - Harriet Taylor Upton
Harriet Taylor Upton, born on December 17, 1854 in Ravenna, Ohio, was a women’s rights activist, campaigning with Susan B. Anthony in 1890. She served as President of the Ohio Women’s Suffrage Association for 18 years and was a founding member of the National League of Women Voters. Upton was also a prolific author, finding success in historical writing and children’s books. Upton died on November 2, 1945 in Pasadena, California. Harriet Taylor Upton was made a Great Ohioan in 2011.

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