Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917

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Birth 1830-10-24
Death 1917-05-19

Biographical notes:

Belva Ann Lockwood was the first women to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the first women to run for United States President.

From the description of Belva Ann Lockwood letters : to the Bull family, 1885-1903. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122570569

Belva Ann Lockwood was a lawyer, women's rights advocate, and peace activist. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Letter, 1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007214

Belva Ann Lockwood was born and later taught school in Royalton, New York. She applied herself to her education and, after several setbacks, achieved a law degree. She opened a practice in Washington, and became a champion of equal rights. She was the first woman to practice law before the United States Supreme Court.

From the description of Belva Ann Lockwood signature cards, 1884. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51907492

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Subjects:

  • Women--Suffrage
  • Women lawyers--Autographs
  • Women and peace
  • Peace
  • Mormons and Mormonism
  • Women lawyers
  • Arbitration (International law)
  • Suffragists

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Lecturers

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)