Gage, Matilda Joslyn, 1826–98, American woman-suffrage leader, b. Cicero, N.Y. Joining the women's rights movement in 1853, she edited in Syracuse, N.Y., the National Citizen, a feminist journal. She was president (1875–76) of the National Woman Suffrage Association. She collaborated with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in their History of Woman Suffrage (1881–86).
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.