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Albert G. Riddle portrait
Description: Portrait of Albert Gallatin Riddle (1816-1902), an attorney from Cleveland, Ohio, who served in the Ohio state legislature (1848-1850) and in the United States House of Representatives (1861–1863). Riddle was also a prominent abolitionist involved with the defense of the Oberlin Rescuers in 1859, and a supporter of the women's suffrage movement, notable for his speech titled "The right of women to exercise the elective franchise under the Fourteenth Article of the Constitution," given during a suffrage convention in Washington, D.C., January 11, 1871. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MSS510_B01F77_Riddle
Subjects: United States - Officials and employees; Lawyers--Ohio; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Abolitionists -- Ohio; Suffrage -- Ohio;
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)