Susan Lawrence Dana
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Details about Susan Lawrence Dana
Date Period: 1862 - 1946; Age at Ratification of 19th Amendment: 57
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Brief Description: Philanthropist, Organizer, Suffragist, Equal Rights Advocate
Origin: Springfield (birthplace), Chicago
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Susan Lawrence Dana

​Susan Lawrence Dana collaborated with Frank Lloyd Wright to design a home in which she could advance her ideas about education and democracy. She was a leader in the suffrage movement and worked with the National Woman's Party to write legislation that would have given women the same rights as men.