Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:13 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Belva Ann Lockwood
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1830
Year, Death:1917
Profession:Lawyer.
City:Washington, DC
State:DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
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:
Name: Member of the US Senate
Profession:Members of the US Senate
City:Washington, DC
State:DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: 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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