Frances Jennings Casement
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Frances Jennings Casement (1840–1928) was a U.S. suffragette and voting advocate from Painesville, Ohio. Her father Charles C. Jennings was a politician active in the abolition movement in the 1830s. Frances married General John S. Casement in 1857. He was elected as representative to congress and lobbied for voting rights for women.
Frances and her husband moved to Wyoming where she became friends with suffragettes Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In 1870 they returned to Painesville, where Frances continued her campaign for women's rights. In 1883 she organized the Equal Rights Association in Painesville and in 1885 helped found Ohio Women's Suffrage Association, serving as president from 1885 to 1889.
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- Timeline: a publication of the Ohio Historical Society, vol. 18, 2001, p. 12