|Name||Wiley, Mrs. Harvey W.|
|Othernames||Anna Kelton Wiley|
|Places of residence||Washington, DC|
Anna Kelton Wiley was one of the Founders of the National Woman's Party, and served as the Party's National Chairman from 1930-1932, and 1940-1942. She also served as editor of the Equal Rights Magazine from 1940-1945. She was one of the women imprisoned for her suffrage activities, and served time both in Washington, DC, and in the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia.
"Anna Kelton Wiley was born in Oakland, California in 1877. She graduated from George Washington University, Washington, DC, in 1897 and worked in various government offices. She married Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, Chief of the Bureau of Chemistry, in 1911; they had two children, Harvey, Jr. and John P....Anna Wiley was active in various Washington organizations for fifty-five years. As a suffragist she spent five days in jail for picketing the White House in 1917. She served as Chairman of the National Woman's Party (1930-1932, 1940-1942) as well as editor (1940-1945) of its periodical, Equal Rights. She belonged to over forty organizations, as diverse as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Consumers' League. Using her knowledge of and interest in politics, she lobbied for legislation on behalf of many of these organizations." [See Harvard University Library, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Anna Kelton Wiley Papers: Finding Aid: http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~sch00967]
|Spouse||Wiley, Dr. Harvey W.|
Wiley, Harvey, Jr.
Wiley, John P.