Catharine C. Paine

Catharine C. Paine signed the Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 and adopted the Bloomer costume a few years later. After traveling to Seattle with her husband, Methodist minister David E. Blaine, she opened the tiny settlement's first school in 1854.

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Last updated: April 5, 2019

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