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Claim To Fame : Social Reformers

500 memorials found


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Jane Addams

6 Sep 1860 – 21 May 1935

Social Reformer. A Nobel Peace Prize winner, she was daughter of...

Felix Adler

13 Aug 1851 – 24 Apr 1933

Religious Reformer. Born in Alzey, Germany, he immigrated to...

Joseph Barondess

3 Jul 1863 – 19 Jun 1928

Social Reformer, Labor Leader. This native of Kamenetz Podolsk...

Clarissa Harlowe “Clara” Barton

25 Dec 1821 – 12 Apr 1912

Founder of the American Red Cross (Angel of the Battlefield)....

Ella Reeve Bloor

8 Jul 1862 – 10 Aug 1951

Social Reformer. Born near Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New...

John Brown

9 May 1800 – 2 Dec 1859

American Abolitionist, Folk Figure. He advocated and practiced...

Levi Coffin

28 Oct 1798 – 16 Sep 1877

Businessman and Abolitionist. He is remembered as the "President...

Eugene Victor Debs

5 Nov 1855 – 20 Oct 1926

Union Labor Leader, Political Activist, Socialist Presidential...

Medgar Wiley Evers

2 Jul 1925 – 12 Jun 1963

Civil Rights Leader, Social Reformer. As field secretary for the...

William Lloyd Garrison

12 Dec 1805 – 24 May 1879

Prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer....

Emma Goldman

27 Jun 1869 – 14 May 1940

Anarchist. Known for her political activism, writing and...

Sidney Hillman

23 Mar 1887 – 10 Jul 1946

Labor Leader. Born in Zagare, Lithuania, he was a key figure in...

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones

1 May 1830 – 30 Nov 1930

Social Reformer.

Helen Keller

27 Jun 1880 – 1 Jun 1968

Social Reformer, Civil Rights Activist. After losing her sight...

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

15 Jan 1929 – 4 Apr 1968

Social Reformer. He was the recipient of the 1964 Nobel Peace...

Meyer London

29 Dec 1871 – 6 Jun 1926

US Congressman, Socialist Leader. Born in Kalvaria, Russia, he...

George Meany

16 Aug 1894 – 10 Jan 1980

Union Leader, president of the AFL-CIO from 1955 to 1979.

Thomas Joseph “Tom” Mooney

8 Dec 1882 – 6 Mar 1942

Social Reformer.

Carry Amelia “Carrie” Nation

25 Nov 1846 – 9 Jun 1911

Folk figure, Prohibitionist. She was a former wife of an...

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Wendell Phillips

29 Nov 1811 – 2 Feb 1884

Abolitionist, Lawyer, and Orator. He was born in Boston,...

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