Belva Lockwood

Speech Before the Southern Exposition of Louisville


Belva A. Lockwood

Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood laid the groundwork for women’s future successes in law and politics. She was the first woman attorney permitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court and one of the first women to run for president of the United States. Her tireless work on behalf of women attorneys, women's suffrage, labor,…  Read more.