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Rebecca Latimer Felton

Data de nascimento: 10. Junho 1835
Data de falecimento: 24. Janeiro 1930

Rebecca Ann Latimer Felton foi uma escritora, professora, reformista e, durante pouco tempo, uma política que se tornou a primeira mulher a ser membro do Senado dos Estados Unidos, nomeada em 21 de novembro de 1922, e ocupando o cargo no dia seguinte.Aos 87 anos de idade, foi também a senadora novata mais velha a ingressar no senado.Em seus últimos anos de vida, Felton se tornou escritora e professora de Cartersville, Georgia. Faleceu em Atlanta, em 1930. Seu corpo foi enterrado no cemitério de Oak Hill, em Cartersville.

Citações Rebecca Latimer Felton

„I do not want to see a negro man walk to the polls and vote on who should handle my tax money, while I myself cannot vote at all. Is that fair?“

—  Rebecca Latimer Felton

[Dittmer, John, Black Georgia in the Progressive Era, 1900-1920, 1980, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 978-0-252-00813-9, http://books.google.com/books?id=mW4gKvP1oZkC&lpg=PA121&dq=rebecca%20latimer%20felton%20see%20a%20negro%20man&pg=PA121#v=onepage&q=rebecca%20latimer%20felton%20see%20a%20negro%20man&f=false, 121].

„Savage tribes used physical force to manage their women. The club and the lash were their only arguments. Moslem fanatics go a step further in saying women have no souls.“

—  Rebecca Latimer Felton

'Why I Am a Suffragist? essay, dated May 14, 1915. Cornerstones of Georgia History, p. 165 http://books.google.com/books?id=0qdkKS2F42MC&pg=PA165&lpg=PA165&dq=rebecca+latimer+felton+why+i+am+a+suffragist&source=bl&ots=B1fM_lWjgv&sig=bOmSGdPp921qKNy3TlmDU3uWaEc#v=onepage&q=rebecca%20latimer%20felton%20why%20i%20am%20a%20suffragist&f=false.

„This women's movement is a great movement of the sexes toward each other, with common ideals as to government, as well as common ideals in domestic life, where fully developed manhood must seek and find its real mate in the mother of his children, as well as the solace of his home.“

—  Rebecca Latimer Felton

'Why I Am a Suffragist? Cornerstones of Georgia History, p. 169 http://books.google.com/books?id=0qdkKS2F42MC&pg=PA165&lpg=PA165&dq=rebecca+latimer+felton+why+i+am+a+suffragist&source=bl&ots=B1fM_lWjgv&sig=bOmSGdPp921qKNy3TlmDU3uWaEc#PPA169,M1.

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