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Blackwell, Henry Brown

Born: 1825 AD
Died: 1909 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Editors

1825 – Born on May 4th in Bristol, England. American editor and suffragist.

1832 – His family moved to the United States in New York City.

1855 – Blackwell married Lucy Stone, the college friend of Antoinette Brown, on May 1st.

1867 – He wrote a message to Southern legislature proposing the extension of woman suffrage to counterbalance negro suffrage.

1869 – He devoted most of his time and money to help his wife in organize the American Woman Suffrage Association.

1870 – Stone founded The Woman’s Journal in Boston, Massachusetts. When funding was scarce, he edited the paper without salary until his death.

1909 – Henry Browne Blackwell died on September 7th.