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Kate Richards O'Hare

1877 - 1948

  • Born in Ada
  • In 1916 became first woman to run for U.S. senate
  • Prominent anti-war activist for the Socialist Party
  • Arrested and imprisoned for violating Espionage Act of 1917, pardoned by President Calvin Coolidge
  • Crusaded for better prison conditions

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