Ella Reeve Bloor

Ella Reeve Bloor

Mariners Harbor, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 10 Aug 1951 (aged 89)
Richlandtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
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Memorial ID 104 · View Source
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Social Reformer. Born near Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, Ella Reeve grew up in Bridgeton, New Jersey. After her marriage in 1882, she became involved in a number of reform movements, notably the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the women's rights movement. In 1897 she joined the Social Democratic Party. In 1908 she became the first woman to run for state office when she filed for secretary of state of Connecticut. In 1910 she joined in forming the National Women's Committee of the Socialist Party. She ran for lieutenant governor of New York in 1918. She was among the radical faction of the Socialist Party that was expelled in 1919 and then organized independently as the Communist Labor Party. From 1922 to 1948 she sat on the Central Committee of the Communist Party. In 1938 she was the Communist candidate for governor of Pennsylvania. Bloor died in Richlandtown, Pennsylvania in 1951.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Reeve Bloor (8 Jul 1862–10 Aug 1951), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104, citing Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .