O'Reilly, Leonora

O'Reilly, Leonora

(1870–1927) labor leader, social reformer; born in New York City. A factory worker, union organizer, socialist, and suffragist, she was active in reform activity in New York City, including the Henry Street Settlement House, the Women's Trade Union League, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.