Happy birthday, Helen Marston Beardsley (June 26, 1892 – Feb. 21, 1982)! ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Socialist‬. Anti-war activist, from World War I through the Vietnam War. Anti-nuclear activist. Civil rights activist. Founder of the San Diego chapter of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) in 1923 and the San Diego chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in 1933. Born and died in San Diego, California. Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, California.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.