Summer Suffrage leaders in Essex County
Henrietta Banker of Brooklyn and Keene Valley, leader of Essex County Suffrage
Mrs. (George) Katherine Notman of Brooklyn and Keene Valley, leader of Essex County NYS
Suffrage Assoc. and District 11 chairwoman
Inez and Vida Milholland of Lewis and New York City
Miss Alice Lee of Westport and California
Sarah Pell, Finance Committee of National Woman’s Party
Mary E. Eddy of Westport and Brooklyn
Commodore A. V. Wadhams of Wadhams and New York City
Notable Suffrage visitors to Essex County
Susan B. Anthony, founder of NWSA, President of NAWSA (1890-1900)
Rev. Anna Howard Shaw, President of NAWSA (1905-1915)
Alice Paul, founder of National Woman's Party in 1916
Anti-Suffragist visitors to Essex County
Mrs. Putnam of Brooklyn, President of NYS Assoc. Opposed to Woman Suffrage in KV
Prestonia Mann Martin, Anti-suffragist and Anti-feminist
Alice Hill Chittenden, President of the NY Anti-Suffrage Society
The Men's Committee of 100 (of the Essex County Woman Suffrage Party) was composed of prominent men in the county who stood for woman suffrage. In 1917, the members of the committee numbered almost 200. The members were:
Chesterfield— Judge A. W. Boynton, Kellogg Boynton, Harry A. Fields, D. B. Finnegan, C. M. Hoag, Sidney Kerr, A. H. Mace, S. E. Maders, Rev. R. S. O'Dell, W. W. Schermerhorn, Dr. C. W. Straight, DD.S., W. H. Sussdorf, George B. Thompson, Rev. Father Torsney.
Crown Point— Landon W. Bradford, Dr. E. P. Eaton, M.D., W. S. Green, Robert B. Phillips, B. Henry Tormey, Prof. S. G. Vaughn, Warren B. Williams.
Elizabethtown— Hon. O. Byron Brewster, George L. Brown, Dr. Clarence Faulkner, M.D., John R. Gray, William Kellogg, James Laverty, C. O. Metcalf, Frank A. Munsey, Victor W. Prime, M. C. Stanton.
Essex— Rev. Loyal A. Bigelow, Patrick H. Boyle, John B. Burnham, Henry Harmon Noble, John Harmon Noble, Geo. Tremain, Frank VanOrnam.
Jay— Dr. Frank J. D'Avignon, M.D., Dr. Joe D'Avignon, M.D., Albert Kent, A. J. Merrill, M.D., Matthew Morrison, Rev. Father O'Connor, Prof. N. S. Pinney, Hon. Spencer G. Prime, James Rogers, J. A. Simpson, Dr. John D. Smith, M.D., W. C. Smith, Rev. William Stocum, John R. Sweeney, Fay Wilmarth.
Keene— Albert Call, Frank Clifford, William Clifford, Charles Gibson, Dr. Charles Hatfield, M.D., Rev. Henry Hughes, Melvin E. Luck, Dr. George E. Miller, M.D.. George Notman, H. H Nye, Ernest W. Parker, George Parker, Dr. Ernest Sachs, M.D., Dr. Julius Sachs, Ph.D., Paul J. Sachs, Rev. John Balcom Shaw, D.D., R. W. Slattery, W. F. Slattery, Rev. Livingston Taylor, Rev. William R. Taylor, D.D.
Lewis— John Conger. F. A. Cornwright, Harry E. Derby, Harrison Null Gaither, John Temple Graves, Dennis M. Johnson, John E. Milholland, B. W Surprise, G. H. West.
Minerva— Andrew Gates. Frank M. LaBarr, Thomas Owens, C. W. Sullivan, Edward M. Talbot, Joseph W Wilson.
Moriah— Mr. Truman, W. E. Davis, Edward L. Dudley, Patrick Graham, Claud Gregory, Rev. C. Lawrence, Fred Lewis, George P. Pilling, L. Warren Pratt. Judge Berne A. Pyrke, Don Walker, Elmer L. Witherbee.
Newcomb— Charles A. Bissell, John E. Hall. Clarence A. Rice, Edward Spain, Rev. Charles B. Whitman
North Elba— Dr. E. R. Baldwin, M. D., Byron R. Brewster, Eugene De Lamater, Dr. Melvil Dewey, Ph.D., W. G. Distin, Dr. A. H. Garvin, D.D., H. C. Goff, James B. Hurley, Frederick A. Isham, Thomas Leahy, Rev. William N. Morrow, Wallace Murray, Rev. Father Savage, James Shea, Captain E. E. Thomas, W. C. Torrand, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Fred Ward, Halsey J. Wood.
North Hudson— Lewis Hozley, E. A. Hozley, Nelson May, Frank Palmer, William Sturtevant.
Schroon— Hon. J. A. Emerson. John Rooney, Godfrey Taylor, Herbert Thayer, James C. Whitney, Lewis W Whitney.
St. Armand— N. D. Barnard. S. W. Barnard. Rev. Father Burke, Rev. H. J. Fenwick, S. A. Petroff.
Ticonderoga— Jed Bullen, Dr. W. A. Cummings, Arthur DeLano, Mortimer Y. Ferris, Milton Grinnell. Rev. Thomas de Gruchy, Robert Hanna. Rev. Joseph E. Ryerson, Rev. E. R. Stone, Roy Tucker, Walter Wallace, William G. Wicker, Frank B. Wickes, Forest B. Wood
Westport— Clifford Barber. John Brown, Rev. Frederick Grupe, Burr V. Howard, Rev. John Haskell Keep, Rev. J. E. Laughton, P. G. Norman, Dr. Charles R. Payne, M.D., Scott E. Phinney, John Sherman, Dr. Thomas H. Spence, M.D., John Vaughn, Commodore A. V. Wadhams, Judge William H. Wadhams, J. N. Worden.
Willsboro— L. L. Baker, Dr. Lyman G. Barton, M. D., Gardner O. Calkins, William Mussen, A. D. Smith, R. A. Severance, E. G. West, E. M. West, John B. Lesperance.
Wilmington— Rev. Frederick W. Adams, D.D., John Courtney, 2d, J. Benjamin Dimmick, Frank E. Everest, Oscar L. Olney