Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly

Original Name Phyllis McAlpin Stewart
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Sep 2016 (aged 92)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 12, Lot 2047, Biddle Island
Memorial ID 169429833 · View Source
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American Constitutional Lawyer, Conservative Activist, Author. She was known for her staunch social and political views, her opposition to modern feminism, and her successful campaign against the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Her 1964 book A Choice, Not an Echo sold more than three million copies as a push-back against liberal Republican leader Nelson Rockefeller and the powerful Eastern Republican Establishment. She co-authored books on national defense and was highly critical of arms-control agreements with the former Soviet Union. Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum in 1972 and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund. She was the Eagle Forum board chairman and CEO and maintained a presence on the lecture circuit until her death. Starting in 1967, she published a newsletter, The Phyllis Schlafly Report.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Phyllis Schlafly (15 Aug 1924–5 Sep 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 169429833, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .