Lillian Ford Feickert
Lillian Ford Feickert (1877-1945) was president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920.
She later helped organize the New Jersey League of Women Voters and then became active in the Republican Party. She served as vice-chairman of the Republican State Committee from 1920 to 1925. In 1928, she ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate as a prohibition candidate.
Questions to Explore
What acts did Lillian Feickert do as president of the New Jersey Woman’s Suffrage Association?
Why was Feickert’s attempt to run for the United States Senate as a prohibition candidate unsuccessful?
Burstyn, Joan N.. Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women. United States: Syracuse University Press, 1997.