Isabella Beecher Hooker (February 22, 1822 - January 25, 1907)

Hooker was the younger half-sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and an activist in the American Suffragist movement., according to the <a href="http://articles.courant.com/2013-02-06/community/hcrs-70547hc-wethersfield-20130130_1_spirit-of-isabella-beecher-award-winning-author-susan-campbell">Hartford Courant</a>.  She became involved in the cause of women's suffrage, and through her work, was introduced to other major activists including Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.  In 1869, she founded the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association and served as its director for 36 years.  Hooker was born in Litchfield, Conn., and died in Hartford, Conn.

( Library of Congress / February 26, 2013 )

Hooker was the younger half-sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and an activist in the American Suffragist movement., according to the Hartford Courant. She became involved in the cause of women's suffrage, and through her work, was introduced to other major activists including Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In 1869, she founded the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association and served as its director for 36 years. Hooker was born in Litchfield, Conn., and died in Hartford, Conn.

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