New York State Women's History

Brooks-Greenleaf House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Jane Brooks Greenleaf
196 Goodman St. (1910) Rochester NY 14607

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage

Statewide leader in the suffrage cause, active Rochester clubwoman and community organizer. Elected to the presidency of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (NYSWSA) at a state convention held in Rochester (NY) in December, 1890. During her first year in office, reports indicated that membership in the organization had doubled. Close friend of S. B. A. and sister Mary.

NOTES: Her 1910 Fed. Census entry lists her as a 78 yr. old lock manufacturer, carrying on the business of her deceased husband. ...learn more>>

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