New York State Women's History

Cordelia A. Greene Library ...A NYS Women's History Site
Cordelia A. Greene
11 S. Main St. Castile NY 14427

Type: Library

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage; economics (medicine)

Doctor & philanthropist, Greene supported a number of reform causes throughout her life, including temperance and women’s suffrage. She was active in the Wyoming County Suffrage Association, and she served for many years as president of the local Political Equality Club. One year she refused to pay her taxes in order to protest her lack of the right to vote. She was also known as a generous financial donor to the cause of suffrage. She donated a $500 subscription, which was eventually used to help publish the History of Woman Suffrage. Close friend of WIlliam Pryor Letchworth. ...learn more>>

GPS: 42.6316157,-78.0510753 Location Map

footer New York State Women's History | nywomenshistory.com