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Harriet May Mills

(1857–1935) A teacher at a private academy near Boston, Harriet embraced the suffrage cause after hearing Lucy Stone speak in 1886. She moved to New York City to work with the then-new National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). At some point she returned to her childhood home in Syracuse, where she organized the 24th annual convention of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (NYSWSA) in 1892. In 1894 she was named recording secretary of NYSWSA. By then she was in demand as a lecturer and organizer. Other notable activists with whom she worked closely included Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, and Carrie Chapman Catt. Source:


North Pitcher Cemetery

1069 NY-26, Pitcher, NY 13136

Chenango County

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