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Frances Dana Barker Gage

Born: Oct 12, 1808

Death: Nov 10, 1884

Birthplace: Marietta

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Frances Dana Barker Gage

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1808
Date of Death : Nov 10, 1884
Birth Place : Marietta

Frances Dana Barker Gage was a leading American reformer, feminist and abolitionist. She worked closely with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, along with other leaders of the early women's rights movement in the United States. She was among the first to champion voting rights for all citizens without regard to race or gender and was a particularly outspoken supporter of giving newly freed African American women the franchise during Reconstruction, along with African American men who had formerly been slaves.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Social activist
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