Elizabeth Coxe Spalding

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Elizabeth Coxe Spalding, head of the National Organization for Women's Task Force on Marriage, Family Relations, and Divorce (1973-1976), was born ca. 1921. She was a member of Connecticut's Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, chairing their Committee on Question #1, the equal protection amendment to the state constitution in 1974. She served several terms as Representative from the 11th district of the Representative Town Meeting, where she was chairperson of the Health Committee, and also served on the Homemaker's Committee of the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. She was president of the NOW chapter in Hartford, Connecticut. She was married to (and later divorced from) Charles Spalding; they had six children. ECS died in October 2001.

From the guide to the Papers of NOW officers, 1970-1977, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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