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The Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize
in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 13-1
   
Nominee:  
Belva Ann Lockwood
F
1830
1917
Lawyer.
Washington, DC
US (UNITED STATES)
   
Motivation: Lockwood attended several international peace conferences. She supported Bajer in his work to found the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and she founded a branch of the Bureau in Washington. She was for a long time associated with the Universal Peace Union in Philadelphia. Promoted arbitration.
   
Nominator:
 
Member of the US Senate
Members of the US Senate
Washington, DC
US (UNITED STATES)
DC
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: In 1879 Lockwood became the first woman allowed to practice before the US Supreme Court. In 1884 and 1888 she ran for the US presidency as candidate for the National Equal Rights Party.
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