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1611-1660 - Mary Dyer - Quaker martyr. Click here for her statues in at state house in Boston, AFSC in Philadelphia & Earlham College in Richmond, IN.
1644-1718 - William Penn - Quaker. Champion of democracy & religious freedom. Founded Pennsylvania. Signed peace with Indians.1700
1715-1779 - Israel Pemberton, Jr. - A founder of Friendly Association for Regaining & Preserving Peace with the Indians in 1756.1750
1780-1845 - Elizabeth Fry - Helped make treatment of prisoners more humane. Depicted on £5 note since 2002.
1780-1849 - Edward Hicks - Painted many versions of "Peaceable Kingdom." Click here for peace art.
1789-1839 - Benjamin Lundy - Abolitionist. Established several anti-slavery newspapers. Started the abolutionist movement in 1815.1800
1805-1879 - Angelina Grimké Weld - Abolitionist & suffragist. From slave-owning family in South Carolina. Sister of Sarah Grimké.
1820-1906 - Susan B. Anthony - Suffragist. Pivotal role in women's rights movement. Averaged 75-100 speeches per year.
1833-1931 - Priscilla Peckover - Peace campaigner. Founded & financed "Peace & Goodwill" in 1882 & edited it for 50 years.
1836-1926 - Joseph Rowntree - Chocolatier, businessman & philanthropist. Champion of social reform. Set up charitable trusts.
1842-1932 - Anna Elizabeth Dickinson - Orator, abolitionist & suffragist. First woman to speak before US Congress.1850
1863-1948 - Rufus Jones - Founded American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in 1917.
1867-1961 - Emily Greene Balch - Academic, writer & pacifist. P 1946 with John Raleigh Mott
1873-1945 - Alfred Salter - Doctor & Labour MP. Opposed RAF bombing. Wrote "The Religion of a CO." Statue on bench in Bermondsey. CO
1881-1953 - Lewis Fry Richardson - Scientist & pacifist. Used math to improve weather forecasting & to determine the causes of war. P
1882-1944 - Arthur Stanley Eddington - Astrophysicist. Conscientious objector during WW-I. Validated Einstein's Theory of Relativity. CO
1882-1953 - Wilbur Kelsey Thomas - Pacifist. Exec Sec American Friends Service Committee 1918-29. Director Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation 1930-46. P
1883-1974 - Henry Cadbury - Suspended from Haverford College after denouncing "orgy of hate" against Germans. Chaired AFSC 1928-34 & 1944-60. Accepted Nobel Peace Prize. > 1947
1884-1965 - Clarence E. Pickett - Exec Sec of Amer Friends Service Committee 1929-1950 (as it recd. Nobel Peace Prize). His best known lecture: "And having done all, to stand." CO 1947
1884-1966 - Kees Boeke - Helped start FOR, SCI & WRI at his home in Bilthoven. Wrote "Cosmic View" in 1957. >
1885-1967 - A. J. Muste - Clergyman & political activist. Worked in labor, pacifist & civil rights movements. P 1966
1885-1974 - Richard Gregg - Philosopher of nonviolence. Lived with Scott & Helen Nearing. Influenced MLK, Aldous Huxley, Bayard Rustin & Robert Swann. P
1885-1977 - Alice Paul - Suffragist & women's rights activist. Wrote the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
1889-1982 - Philip Noel-Baker - Politician, diplomat & academic. Athlete. Renowned campaigner for disarmament. P 1959
1895-2001 - Floyd Schmoe - Peace activist. Built houses in Hiroshima (1949-52) & Sadako Sasaki Peace Park in Seattle (1990). See Aki Kurose. P
1896-1984 - Ralph T. Templin - Missionary & teacher. Acquainted with Gandhi in India, Ralph Borsodi in New York & Arthur Morgan in Ohio. P1900
1903-2004 - Josefina de Vasconcellos - Sculptor of "Reconciliation" Bradford, Coventry, Ireland, Berlin & Hiroshima. Quaker mother & Brazilian father.
1905-1984 - Dorothy Hewitt Hutchinson - AFSC published her "A Call to Peace Now: A Message to the Society of Friends" in l943. That summer, she helped start the Peace Now Movement.
1908-19?? - Lawrence Scott - "Radical Quaker." Co-founded CNVA in 1957, AQAG in 1966 & MNS in 1971.
1908-1993 - Sam Levering - Orchardist. See "Citizen Action for Global Change: Neptune Group & Law of the Sea." Husband of Miriam Levering (qv).
1910-1993 - Kenneth E. Boulding - Educator, peace activist & cofounder of General Systems Theory. Husband of Elise M. Boulding.
1910-1998 - Earle Reynolds - Constructed the "Phoenix of Hiroshima." Husband of Barbard Leonard Reynolds.
1912-1987 - Bayard Rustin - Leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism, non-violence & gay rights. Advised Martin Luther King, Jr. P
1915-1968 - Thomas Merton - Catholic writer, social activist & student of comparative religion.
1916-2002 - Stephen G. Cary - American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) administrator. Ran CO camps & European relief. P CO 1947
1916-2006 - Adam Curle - Peace activist. First professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford (England).
1916-2012 - John R. Ewbank - Lawyer, communitarian, world federalist & decentralist. Wrote "A History of the World Government Movement" about 2001.
1917-1984 - Barbara Deming - Writer. Gandhian. Open lesbian. "Created a body of non-violent theory centered on the women's movement."
1919-2010 - Gene Knudsen Hoffman - Counselor, poet, actress, writer & international peacemaker. Founded Compassionate Listening.
1919-Alive - Walter Isard - Principal founder of Regional Science & a main founder of Peace Science.
1920-2010 - Elise M. Boulding - Important scholar & activist in multiple fields. Wife of Kenneth Boulding (qv). Year?
1928-Alive - Gene Sharp - "The greatest theorist of nonviolence since Gandhi." 2008
1929-Alive - Staughton Lynd - Radical & author. Subject of "The Admirable Radical: Staughton Lynd & Cold War Dissent, 1945-1970." CO
1933-1965 - Norman R. Morrison - Commited suicide at Pentagon to protest Vietnam War.
1934-2015 - Margaret (Maggie) Glover - Artist & peace activist. "Quaker radical." PhD thesis in 2002 = "Images of peace in Britain fm late 19th century to 2nd World War." [Info fm Peter van den Dungen]
c1936-Alive - Anthony Bing - Professor of English & peace studies at Earlham College. Expert on Israel/Palestine conflict. Exec Director of Peace Studies Assn (PSA) 1994-2001.
1941-Alive - Joan Baez - Folk singer. Civil rights activist. Married to David Harris (qv) 1968-1973. Relationships with Bob Dylan (qv) & Steve Jobs. P
1941-Alive - David Hartsough - Anti-war activist. Co-founded Gandhi-like Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) in 2002 after attending Hague Appeal for Peace. CO1950
c1954-Alive - Linda Stout - Activist. Created Piedmont Peace Project & Spirit in Action. Wrote "Bridging the Class Divide" in 1997.
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