Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch

Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (January 20, 1856 - November 20, 1940) was an American writer and suffragist and the daughter of pioneering women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She was born in Seneca Falls, New York, to social activists Henry Brewster Stanton and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the sixth of seven children. She attended Vassar College, where she graduated with a degree in mathematics in 1878. She attended the Boston School for Oratory for a year, and then spent most of 1880-1881 in Germany as a tutor for young girls. On her return voyage to the United States, she met English businessman William Henry Blatch, Jr., who went by the name of Harry. Blatch and Harriot Stanton were married in 1882, and lived outside of London for twenty years. They had two daughters, the second of whom died at age four. Their first daughter Nora Stanton Blatch Barney continued the family tradition as a suffragist, was the first American woman to earn a degree in civil engineering, and was briefly married to Lee De Forest. Harry Blatch died in 1915, after being accidentally electrocuted.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136657740
  • 9786136657745