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Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt Biography

Civil Rights Leader


ABOUT
Suffragette who developed the so-called 'Winning Plan' to pass the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in 1920.
BEFORE FAME
She financed her own way through college by teaching, and worked as a school administrator before involving herself in the campaign for women's suffrage.

FAMILY LIFE
She was married to Les Chapman, a newspaper reporter.
ASSOCIATED WITH
She was a close associate of Susan B. Anthony, another well-known suffragette.
TRIVIA
She was selected to be president of the Iowa Woman's Suffrage Association, through which she developed a national drive to pass the 19th amendment.

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