Anti-Vaccination Society of America
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- William Tebb (1830-1917) inspired the organization.
- L.H. Piehn of Nora Springs, Iowa. He was a banker and his daughter died of septicemia after the smallpox vaccine in 1894. He was president in 1899.
- Dr. Leverson of New York City.
- Weyprecht of New York City in 1895.
- Charles Michael Higgins (1854-1929) of Brooklyn, New York City was treasurer in 1914. He wrote Horrors of Vaccination Exposed and Illustrated. His papers are archived by the Brooklyn Historical Society.
- Frank D. Blue of Terre Haute, Indiana was secretary in 1899. He took over as president in 1902.
- Porter F. Cope (1869-1950) was the secretary.
- E. C. Townsend of New York City was assistant secretary for the Eastern States. He was the publisher of Anti-Vaccination News.
- Karie Youngdahl (March 8, 2012). "The Anti-Vaccination Society of America". College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Retrieved 2015-02-11.
- "History of Anti-vaccination Movements". College of Physicians of Philadelphia. March 8, 2012. Retrieved 2015-02-11.
- "Biographical Memoir of William Tebb". The Homoeopathic Physician. 1899. p. 407.
- "Higgins Opposes Child Vaccination. Warns Parents That 138,853 Parochial School Pupils Are to be Put in Peril". New York Times. May 5, 1914. Retrieved 2015-02-11.
- "Charles M. Higgins papers, 1854 – 1929". Brooklyn Historical Society. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
- Karen Walloch (2007). A Hot Bed of the Anti-vaccine Heresy. p. 6.
- "Porter F. Cope, 81, Author And Editor". New York Times. December 21, 1950. Retrieved 2015-02-11.