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THEIR STORIES. OUR LEGACY.
She was a suffragist and president of the Wisconsin
League of Women Voters who also ran for the U.S. Senate in 1922.
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JESSIE JACK HOOPER

Olympia Brown
Olympia Brown was the first woman to be ordained a minister in the U.S. and was president of Wisconsin’s Woman Suffrage Association for 28 years.
Religion, Activism & Social Change, first, Racine, suffrage

Ada James
Ada James was a Wisconsin suffragist leader who worked for women’s rights and other reforms in the early 20th century.
Activism & Social Change, Government & Politics, UW, suffrage, Richland Center, Richland

Carrie Chapman Catt
Women’s suffrage leader Carrie Chapman Catt was very important in getting the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed.
Activism & Social Change, Fond du Lac, Ripon, suffrage