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Lillie R. Moore

11 September 1864–7 January 1924

Born 11 Sept. 1864 in Mogadore, Springfield Township, Summit Co., Ohio.[1] Daughter of Milton Moore and Lucia Richards.[2] Moved to Akron, Summit Co., with her family and graduated from Buchtel College (later the University of Akron), June 1886.[3] Taught at Akron High School, 1886–1889; professor in the preparatory school, Sept. 1889–1891.[4] Married James D. Pardee, 27 July 1891, in Summit Co.; one child.[5] Moved to Salt Lake City, July 1891.[6] Spoke in favor of women’s suffrage before the suffrage committee of the Utah constitutional convention, 19 Feb. 1895.[7] Joined the Salt Lake Woman’s Club, serving as club president, 1895; represented the club at the State Federation of Woman’s Clubs, May 1895.[8] Secretary of the Utah Woman’s Republican League; secretary of the Republican State Central Committee, 1895.[9] Interacted many times with EBW, 1895–1896; visited with EBW during a trip to Utah, 1904.[10] Nominated to the Utah Senate and ran with EBW; withdrew due to the Supreme Court ruling out women’s right to vote; secretary of the Utah Senate, Jan. 1896.[11] Granted divorce, 16 Dec. 1898, in Stark Co., Ohio.[12] President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1900–1901, in Canton, Stark Co.[13] Secretary of the Inter-Municipal Committee on Household Research, 1905, in New York City.[14] Taught in Cleveland, 1909–1914.[15] Moved to San Diego, by 1916.[16] Died 7 Jan. 1924 in San Diego.[17]           

 

[1] Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141. 1900 U.S. Census, Canton, Stark Co., OH, ED 110, p. 11A, Lillie R. Pardee. 1860 U.S. Census, Springfield Township, Summit Co., OH, p. 164, Milton Moore. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 June 2019), Lillian Richards Moore (KZLX-BSQ).

[2] 1870 U.S. Census, Akron 1st Ward, Summit Co., OH, p. 38, Milton Moore and Lucy Moore. “Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840–1980,” database online, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 26 June 2020), Lucia Richard and Milton Moore.

[3] Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141. “Buchtel’s Commencement,” Universalist, 11 July 1896, 4.

[4] Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141. “Buchtel’s Commencement,” Universalist, 11 July 1896, 4.

[5] Summit Co., OH, Marriage Records, 1840–1922, 1924–1942, 1973–1980, vols. 7–8, 1890–1895, p. 232, James D. Pardee and Lillie R. Moore, microfilm 900968, DGS 4017052, image 209/331, FHL. 1900 U.S. Census, Canton, Stark Co., OH, ED 110, p. 11A, Lillie R. Pardee. Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141.

[6] Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141.

[7] Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper, The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4 (Rochester, NY: Susan B. Anthony, 1902), 946. Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141.

[8] “Society,” Salt Lake Herald, 6 Dec. 1896, 13. Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 141.

[9] Lambda, “Alumnae Department: Mrs. Lillie Moore Pardee,” Key, July 1896, 142. “Will Work with the Men,” Salt Lake Tribune, 26 July 1895, 8. “Local and Other Matters,” Deseret Weekly (Salt Lake City), 7 Sept. 1895, 367.

[10] EBW, Diary, 18 July 1895; 25 Oct. 1895; 24 Apr. 1896; 15 Oct. 1900; 6, 10, 12 and 14 Sept. 1904. “Society,” Salt Lake Herald-Republican, 16 Dec. 1896, 6.

[11] Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper, The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4 (Rochester, NY: Susan B. Anthony, 1902), 948. “Well Known Women,” Minneapolis Journal, 10 July 1896, 10. “Buchtel’s Commencement,” Universalist, 11 July 1896, 4.

[12] “Decrees in Divorce Cases,” Evening Repository (Canton, OH), 17 Dec. 1898, 1. “Court Notes,” Stark County Democrat (Canton, OH), 22 Sept. 1898, 1.

[13] The Thirty-Third Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (Minneapolis: NWSA, 1901), 16. “Former Akron Woman,” Beacon Journal (Akron, OH), 19 Oct. 1900, 6. “Ohio Bids in the Doll,” Stark County Democrat (Canton, OH), 4. “The New Woman,” Evening News Review (East Liverpool, OH), 6 June 1901, 7.

[14] Bulletin of the Inter-Municipal Committee on Household Research 1, no. 6 (Apr. 1905): 12.

[15] “Teacher Predicts Votes for Women,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, 14. The Cleveland Directory for the Year Ending August, 1909 (Cleveland: Cleveland Directory, 1909), 1184. Class of 1914 High School of Commerce (Commerce, OH: Commerce High School, 1914), faculty page.

[16] San Diego City and County Directory, 1916 (San Diego: San Diego Directory, 1916), 827. 1920 U.S. Census, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA, ED 28, p. 4A, Lillian R. Pardee.

[17] “California, Death Index, 1905–1939,” database and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 9 Aug. 2018), Lillian R. Pardee; California Department of Health and Welfare, Sacramento.