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Phyllis Stewart

Born: 1924 AD
Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists

1924 – Born on the 15th of August in St. Louis, Missouri.

1944 – She began college early, working to make money, including as a model, and earning her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis at the age of 19.

1945 – She received an M.A. in Government from Radcliffe College.

1952 – She first ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Republican.

1970 – She again ran unsuccessfully for a House seat in Illinois, losing to Democratic incumbent George Shipley.

1972 – Schlafly began campaigning, the amendment had already been ratified by 30 of the necessary 38 states.  

1977 – The Power of the Positive Woman.

1978 – J.D. from Washington University Law School.

1992 – Her eldest son, John, was publicly outed as a gay man by Michelangelo Signorile.

2005 – She made headlines at a conference for the Judeo Christian Council for Constitutional Restoration by suggesting that "Congress ought to talk about impeachment" of certain Supreme Court justices, Justice Anthony Kennedy being the primary target.

2006 – She provided an interview which appeared in the March 30 New York Times in which she attributed improvement in women’s lives during the last decades of the twentieth century to labor-saving devices such as the indoor clothes dryer and paper diapers.