Kent, Elizabeth Thacher, 1868-1952

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Elizabeth Thacher Kent (September 22, 1868 – August 14, 1952); environmentalist; women's rights activist; daughter of Yale professor Thomas Anthony Thacher; married William Kent, 1890, relocated to California; William later became congressman; had 7 children, including Sherman Kent (Yale professor), Roger Kent (US politician), Adaline Kent (artist); Kents purchased 611 acres of land and donated 295 acres to the federal government, which later became Muir Woods; Elizabeth T. Kent and John Muir were good friends; moved to DC, 1911; became involved in the Woman's Suffrage movement; arrested in 1917 for picketing the White House; president, Marin County chapter of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Date: 1868-09-22 (Birth) - 1952-08-14 (Death)

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William Kent (March 29, 1864 – March 13, 1928); married to Elizabeth Sherman Thacher on February 26, 1890; Sherman Day Thacher was his brother-in-law

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Name Entry: Thacher, Elizabeth Sherman, 1868-1952

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Name Entry: Kent, Elizabeth Thacher, 1868-1952

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