Victoria Claflin Woodhull
NAME: Victoria Claflin Woodhull
BORN: September 23, 1838
born...Homer, Ohio (Licking County) family moved...Mt. Gilead, Ohio (Morrow County)
graduated, Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio)
activist, stock broker, journalist, politician
DIED: June 9, 1927
In 1870, Woodhull and her sister Tennessee became the first female stockbrokers on Wall Street. That same year, Victoria founded the newspaper,Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly.
Woodhull was the first suffragist to be accorded a hearing before Congress in Washington. In 1872, she was nominated for the U.S. presidency by the Equal Rights Party.