Elizabeth Cady Stanton – Women’s History Month

(American Women’s Rights Activist and Key Figure Behind ‘Seneca Falls Convention)

Birthdate: November 12, 1815

Birthplace: Johnstown

Died: October 26, 1902

American women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton first came to know about laws that discriminated against women while studying law books in the office of her father, who was a prominent judge. She later became the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association and co-wrote books such as The Woman’s Bible.