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Victoria claflin, later victoria woodhull, was born on september 23, 1838, to an illiterate mother and a petty criminal father one of 10 children, woodhull did not start elementary school until she turned 8 she then attended off and on for only three years before dropping out any hope of further education. Victoria woodhull (1838- june 9, 1927) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement she was the first woman to own a brokerage firm on wall street, the first woman to start a weekly newspaper, and an activist for women's rights and labor reform at her peak of political activity in the early 1870s. Victoria woodhull is an historical figure too often ignored and undervalued by historians although she never achieved political power, her actions and her presence on the political scene helped begin to change the way americans thought about the right to vote. Victoria woodhull, the first woman to run for president victoria woodhull was the first female presidential candidate in the us and so much more as a stockbroker, a newspaper editor, and a women's rights activist, woodhull's story is fascinating she was also the first woman to run for the.
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