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Phyllis Schlafly

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Gage Skidmore

Profession: Eagle Forum President

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Known for her staunch social and political conservatism, her opposition to modern feminism and for her campaign against the proposed Equal Rights Amendment.

Born: August 15, 1924
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Died: September 5, 2016 (aged 92)

Married Life

  • 1949-10-20 Constitutional lawyer Phyllis Schlafly (25) weds attorney John Fred Schlafly, Jr.

Events in the Life of Phyllis Schlafly

  • 1972-03-22 Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
  • 1982-06-24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
  • 1982-06-30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification

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