Balch, Emily Greene

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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