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 Margaret M. Fotheringham

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Margaret M. Fotheringham

Birth
Death
1 Oct 1949 (aged 58–59)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Plot
Section 27, Lot 345
Memorial ID
100003789 View Source

Margaret was a school teacher in Buffalo, NY and very active in the suffrage movement. In July of 1917 she was arested for picketing the White House and sentenced to 60 days in the workhouse. Her letters home about the condition in jail were printed in the newspapers and shocked the country. Margaret lost her job as a teacher but worked for the Red Cross durning WWI and for many years at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington.

Margaret was a school teacher in Buffalo, NY and very active in the suffrage movement. In July of 1917 she was arested for picketing the White House and sentenced to 60 days in the workhouse. Her letters home about the condition in jail were printed in the newspapers and shocked the country. Margaret lost her job as a teacher but worked for the Red Cross durning WWI and for many years at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington.


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