Victoria Woodhull -1st woman to operate a brokerage on Wall St, 1st woman to run a newspaper, 1st woman to run for President in 1872 - she was nominated by the Equal Rights Party but there were legalities with her nomination and disagreement about her candidacy. The issues -the government declined to put her name on the ballot, she was younger than the constitutionally mandated age of 35, women could not legally vote until Aug. 1920 & she was a woman, she received zero electoral & popular votes.
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Victoria Woodhull was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement and a woman of many firsts. She was the first woman to start a weekly newspaper, the first woman to operate a brokerage firm on Wall Street, and in 1872, she was the first female candidate for President of the United States.
Victoria Claflin Woodhull (1838-1927) was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. She and her sister were the first women to operate a brokerage in Wall Street. She was the first woman to start a weekly newspaper and the first woman to run for President, in 1872, a time when most women did not even have the right to vote.
Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.
Suffragette, Britain 1900s. Women of Britain & the democratic world, never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It doesn't matter who you vote for, vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.
Victoria Woodhull (1838 - 1927). She was quite a lady ... the first woman to run for President of the United States (1872); first woman to start a weekly newspaper, first woman along with her sister to operate a brokerage firm in Wall Street (where she made a fortune). She fought for women's rights, against corruption and for labor reforms. The reforms and ideals espoused by her for the common working class against the corrupt rich business elite were extremely controversial in her time.