Florence Kelley Photo

Florence Kelley

Born: Sep 12, 1859

Death: Feb 17, 1932

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

Florence Kelley

Date of Birth : Sep 12, 1859
Date of Death : Feb 17, 1932
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Florence Kelley was a social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is widely regarded today. From its founding in 1899, Kelley served as the first general secretary of the National Consumers League. In 1909 Kelley helped create the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Parents


  • William D. Kelley
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