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Stan·ton(stăn′tən), Edwin McMasters 1814-1869.
American public official who served as US secretary of war (1862-1868). His dismissal by President Andrew Johnson and his subsequent refusal to leave office precipitated the impeachment of Johnson.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady 1815-1902.
American feminist and social reformer. She helped organize the first women's rights convention, held in Seneca Falls, New York (1848), for which she wrote a declaration that proclaimed the equality of women and men. In 1869, she and Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association.
1. Edwin McMasters, 1814–69, U.S. Secretary of War 1862–67.
2. Elizabeth Cady, 1815–1902, U.S. social reformer and women's suffrage leader.