Catharine Van Valkenburg Waite
Catharine Van Valkenburg Waite (1829-1913). Brand Portraits, 1886.
|Born||Catharine Van Valkenburg
Dumfries, New Brunswick
|Alma mater||Oberlin College; Union College of Law|
|Known for||president of the Woman's International Bar Association|
She was a graduate of the Union College of Law and a member of the Illinois bar. In 1859, she established Hyde Park Seminary. In 1886, she founded the Chicago Law Times, a quarterly magazine which she edited. Waite was a women's rights activist. At the International Council of Women at Washington, she was elected president of the Woman's International Bar Association, 26 March 1888..
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1889). "Waite, Charles Burlingame". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
- "Catharine Van Valkenburg (1830)". SharedTree. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
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