Happy birthday, Mary Edwards Walker (Nov. 26, 1832 – Feb. 21, 1919)! ‪#‎Feminist‬. ‪#‎Abolitionist‬. ‪#‎Suffragist‬. Prohibitionist. Physician. Writer. Lecturer. Advocate for dress reform, opposing the restrictive styles of women’s fashions. She preferred wearing men’s clothing, often including a top hat. Arrested several times for “impersonating a man.” Buried in the Rural Cemetery, Oswego, New York.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.