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Amelia Jenks Bloomer (May 27, 1818 – December 30, 1894) was an American newspaper editor, women's rights and temperance advocate. Even though she did not create the women's clothing reform style known as bloomers, her name became associated with it because of her early and strong advocacy. In her work with The Lily, she became the first woman to own, operate and edit a newspaper for women.
May 27, 1818
Homer, New York, United States
|Died||December 30, 1894 76) (aged|
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
|Monuments||Amelia Bloomer House|
|Occupation(s)||Women's rights and temperance advocate|
|Known for||Publicizing the idea of women wearing pants which came to be known as "Bloomers"|
|Notable work||owner/editor of The Lily|
|Spouse||Dexter Bloomer (m. 1840)|