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LOCKWOOD, Belva Ann Bennett, reformer, born in Royalton, New York, 24 October, 1820. She was educated in district schools, and taught at the age of fourteen. In 1838 she married Uriah H. McNall, a farmer, who died in 1853, and in 1868 she married Dr. Ezekiel Lockwood, who died in 1877. In 1857 she was graduated at Syracuse university. After teaching in New York state, she removed to Washington, D. C., where she opened a school, and in 1870 began to study law. She was admitted to the bar, and in 1879 was permitted to practise before the supreme court and the court of claims. In 1870 she obtained the passage of a bill "to secure to women employes of the government equal pay with men for equal work." She has been an active advocate of woman suffrage, and in 1884 was nominated by the Woman's national rights party in California for the presidency of the United States. She has delivered many lectures.
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