Definition of Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
- (1815–1902), US social reformer. With Lucretia Mott, she organized the first US women’s rights convention, in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. From 1852, she led the women’s rights movement with Susan B. Anthony. She was president of the National Woman Suffrage Association 1869–90 and an editor of the radical feminist magazine Revolution 1868–70.