Maude Wood Park (1871-1955) was born in Boston. She co-founded the Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government. She served as chief lobbyist for the National American Woman Suffrage Association during the time leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment in the US Congress in 1919.

She was the first president of the National League of Women Voters (later renamed League of Women Voters of the United States). As the first president, she oversaw the creation of the principles on which the League was based, many of which remain today.

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