Katharine A. Morey

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Katharine A. Morey
Born
Brookline, Mass.
Known forSuffragist
Parent(s)

Katharine A. Morey was an American Suffragist, Silent Sentinel, officer Massachusetts State Branch of the National Woman's Party, and a member of the NWP Advisory Council.[1] Morey was imprisoned multiple times for her work on women's suffrage.[2] The first, was after she, and a group of picketers were arrested at the white house. She served three days in June 1917.[3] Once, after picketing Nov. 10, 1917 she was sentenced to 30 days at District Jail and Occoquan Workhouse.[4] Later, In February 1919 she was again arrested, and sentenced to eight days in day at the Charles St. Jail., after protesting against President Woodrow Wilson in Boston. Morey was also known for speaking at the "Suffrage Special" speaking tour of 1916. [5][6]

In 1917, Lucy Burns and Morey were attacked by a mob while picketing the White House.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Morey's mother, Agnes H. Morey, was also a suffragist activist.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mrs. Agnes H. Morey of Boston, Mass". The Library of Congress. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  2. ^ "You are being redirected..." feminist.org. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  3. ^ "Miss Katharine Morey, Massachusetts state chairman for the National Woman's Party, who is in charge of introducing the Woman's Party Bill for Equal Rights at the present session of the Legislature which convened January 3rd". The Library of Congress. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  4. ^ "Here are just a few horrible things women went through for voting rights". Timeline. 2016-10-13. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  5. ^ "Miss Katharine Morey, Massachusetts state chairman for the National Woman's Party, who is in charge of introducing the Woman's Party Bill for Equal Rights at the present session of the Legislature which convened January 3rd". The Library of Congress. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  6. ^ "Utah women were on front lines of suffrage battles". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  7. ^ MAKERS. "Women's Suffrage: The Women Behind the Movement You Thought You Knew". MAKERS. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  8. ^ "Katharine A. Morey | Turning Point Suffragist Memorial". suffragistmemorial.org. Retrieved 2018-08-05.