Miriam Florence <I>Follin</I> Leslie

Miriam Florence Follin Leslie

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 18 Sep 1914 (aged 78)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Spring Lake Plot, Section 15
Memorial ID 6652931 · View Source
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Journalist, Publisher. The wife of publisher Frank Leslie, she took over publishing "Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly" and "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" after his death in 1880. She had her name legally changed to "Frank Leslie" and became known as the "Empress of Journalism". Upon her death, she left one million dollars to suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt to further the crusade of woman suffrage.

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