Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955
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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Anti-Enlistment League
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Federation Against War
Abstract Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.