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Claim To Fame : Social Reformers

535 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...

Cedarville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA

Felix Adler

13 Aug 1851 – 24 Apr 1933

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

Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA

Joseph Barondess

3 Jul 1863 – 19 Jun 1928

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

Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA

Clara Barton

25 Dec 1821 – 12 Apr 1912

Social Reformer. She was the founder of the American Red Cross,...

Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA

Ella Reeve Bloor

8 Jul 1862 – 10 Aug 1951

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

Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA

John Brown

9 May 1800 – 2 Dec 1859

Abolitionist, Folk Figure. He led a controversial raid on Harpers...

North Elba, Essex County, New York, USA

Levi Coffin

28 Oct 1798 – 16 Sep 1877

Abolitionist. He is remembered as the "President of the...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Eugene Victor Debs

5 Nov 1855 – 20 Oct 1926

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

Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA

Medgar Evers

2 Jul 1925 – 12 Jun 1963

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

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

William Lloyd Garrison

12 Dec 1805 – 24 May 1879

Abolitionist, Social Reformer. He became famous in the 1830's for...

Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

Emma Goldman

27 Jun 1869 – 14 May 1940

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

Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Sidney Hillman

23 Mar 1887 – 10 Jul 1946

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

Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones

1 May 1830 – 30 Nov 1930

Social Reformer. She was born in Ireland, moved to Canada with...

Mount Olive, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA

Helen Keller

27 Jun 1880 – 1 Jun 1968

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

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA

Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

15 Jan 1929 – 4 Apr 1968

Nobel Prize Laureate Social Reformer. He was the recipient of the...

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Meyer London

29 Dec 1871 – 6 Jun 1926

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

Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA

George Meany

16 Aug 1894 – 10 Jan 1980

Labor Leader. He was one of the founder of the American...

Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA

Thomas Joseph “Tom” Mooney

8 Dec 1882 – 6 Mar 1942

Social Reformer. Thomas Joseph Mooney was born in Chicago, the...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Carry Amelia “Carrie” Nation

25 Nov 1846 – 9 Jun 1911

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

Belton, Cass County, Missouri, USA

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Wendell Phillips

29 Nov 1811 – 2 Feb 1884

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

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA