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Harriet Burton Laidlaw

(1873–1949) Harriet was a suffragist, reformer, and educator. As an early proponent of women's suffrage, she later became a director of the National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) in which she and other suffragists helped persuade President Theodore Roosevelt to lend support for their cause.

After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, Harriet promoted the United States membership into the League of Nations and the eventual creation of the United Nations. In addition, she was a crusader against white enslavement and coerced prostitution among white and Chinese women in New York.


Green-Wood Cemetery

Section 172, Lot 13406

500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Kings County

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