Adelaide Thompson Williams White

(1864–1917) Adelaide was the first president of the Political Equality Club of Rome, NY. She helped raised money for the National Woman's Party.

Although the club did not picket, they were part of a 50-member area women's group supporting Alice Paul and her efforts to secure the vote. In 1931 the New York State League of Women Voters presented a memorial tablet to the State of New York to hang inside the State Street entrance to the Capitol to commemorate the women foremost in the cause of women's suffrage. Four women from Oneida County appear on the tablet: Miss Lucy Carlile Watson, Miss Janet Price, Mrs. Samuel J. Bens and Adelaide William White.

Forest Hill Cemetery

Plot M/64

55 Lambert Avenue, Fredonia, NY 14063

Chautauqua County

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