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 Nora Stanton <I>Blatch</I> Barney

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Nora Stanton Blatch Barney

Birth
Basingstoke, Basingstoke and Deane Borough, Hampshire, England
Death 18 Jan 1971 (aged 87)
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 92785151 View Source
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Civil Engineer, Suffragist. Nora graduated from Cornell University in 1905 as the first woman to earn any type of engineering degree in the U.S. She worked as a civil engineer for the New York City Board of Water Supply and later for the Public Works Administration in Connecticut and Rhode Island. She also followed in the footsteps of her grandmother, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, working for equal rights for women. She published, in 1944, "World Peace Through a People's Parliament" and worked as a political activist until her death.


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