Henry Browne Blackwell (Politician) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Henry Browne Blackwell

Henry Browne Blackwell, sometimes written Brown, was an American advocate for social and economic reform. He was one of the founders of the Republican Party and the American Woman Suffrage Association. He published Woman’s Journal starting in 1870 in Boston, Massachusetts with Lucy Stone.

Born: May 4, 1825, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Died: September 7, 1909, Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: Activist
Spouse(s): Lucy Stone
Children: Alice Stone Blackwell

About Henry Browne Blackwell

Co-founder of the Republican Party and publisher of Woman’s Journal with is publishing partner, Lucy Stone.

Before Fame

He attended Kemper College, but dropped out to support his family.


In 1867, he wrote a proposal for women’s suffrage that was sent to the southern legislature. He remained a strong supporter of women’s rights throughout his life.

Family Life

In 1855, he married Lucy Stone, with whom he had daughter Alice Stone Blackwell.


His sister, Elizabeth Blackwell, was the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States.

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