Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn

Social activist, Deceased Person

1878 – 1951

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Who was Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn?

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as president of the Connecticut Woman's Suffrage Association before joining the National Woman's Party. Alongside Margaret Sanger, Hepburn co-founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She was the mother of Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn.

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Born
Feb 2, 1878
Buffalo
Also known as
  • Katharine Martha Houghton
  • Katharine Houghton
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Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Bryn Mawr College
Died
Mar 17, 1951
West Hartford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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