Balch, Emily Greene

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Born: Jan 08, 1867 AD
Died: 1961 AD, at 94 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Pacifist, Writers


US pacifist and social reformer

 

1867 - Born on the 8th of January in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.

 

1889 - Graduated and amongst the first graduates of Bryn Mawr College.

 

1896 - Balch joined the faculty of Wellesley College.

 

1913 - Became a full professor of economics and sociology.

 

Editor of The Nation, a well-known liberal news magazine.

 

Balch acted as secretary of the WILPF.

 

1920 - Became a Quaker. She never married.

 

1946 - She won Nobel Prize in Peace.

 

1961 - She died on 9th of January in Cambridge, MA because of Pneumonia.

 

Co-founded Women's International League for Peace and Freedom with Jane Addams.

 

 

 

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