Alice Paul’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 11, 1885

Death Date

Jul 9, 1977

Age of Death

92 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Jul 9, 1977

Profession

Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Alice Paul died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the campaign for Women’s Suffrage during the early 20th century. Her work directly lead to the passing of Nineteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which granted women the right to vote.

She was the daughter of of William Mickle Paul and Tacie Parry Paul, and sister of William Jr., Parry, and Helen.

Quotes

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“To me, it was shocking that a government of men could look with such extreme contempt on a movement that was asking nothing except such a simple little thing as the right to vote.” (Alice Paul)

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“I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.” (Alice Paul)

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“The President can pardon us again… and again and again, but… picketing will continue, and sooner or later, he will have to do something about it.” (Alice Paul)

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“We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy. Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.” (Alice Paul)

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“Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.” (Alice Paul)