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Belva Ann Lockwood
Born Belva Ann Bennett
(1830-10-24)October 24, 1830
Royalton, New York, U.S.
Died May 17, 1917(1917-05-17) (aged 86)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Alma mater Genesee Wesleyan Seminary
Genesee College
Spouse(s) Uriah McNall (m. 1848–53)
Ezekiel Lockwood (m. 1868–77)

I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade – or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.
Belva Lockwood
If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
Belva Lockwood
The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.
No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money for the building of warships and arsenals.
Belva Lockwood
I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
Belva Lockwood