Remembered best as the one-time President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), this English-born doctor and Methodist cleric began her involvement with women’s rights activism as the Chair of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
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|FULL NAME:||Anna Howard Shaw|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 14, 1847|
|BIRTHPLACE:||Newcastle Upon Tyne|
|AGE:||173 years old|
Anna Howard Shaw is a Activist. Though born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, she spent the majority of her childhood in Massachusetts and Michigan, U.S.A. After working during her teenage years as a schoolteacher, she attended Albion College and the Boston University School of Theology and became an ordained minister in the Methodist Protestant Church. Later, she earned a medical degree from Boston University.
DID YOU KNOW After heading the World War I-era U.S. Council of National Defense’s Women’s Committee, she became the first female recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal.
FACT She joined the National American Woman Suffrage Association in the late 1880s, on the invitation of women’s rights leader Susan B. Anthony .
Currently, Anna Howard Shaw is 173 years old. She will celebrate her 174th birthday on a Sunday, February 14th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Anna Howard Shaw’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, Aquarius’ life pursuit is to understand life’s mysteries and a secret desire to be unique and original. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, have intellectual conversations, are a good listener and dislike limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are: progressive, original, independent, humanitarian, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius are Leo and Sagittarius.
Anna Howard Shaw was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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