Martha (Marty) Quinn, 1939-2018
Quinn, Patrick M.http://solidarity-us.org/atc/196/memoriam-marty-quinn/
Publisher: Against the Current
Date Written: 01/09/2018
Year Published: 2018
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX23413
Obituary for Martha Quinn, a founding member of Solidarity.
MARTHA QUINN, A founding member of Solidarity, passed away in San Leandro, California on Monday, June 25th, 2018. She was 79 years old....
Martha became a socialist in 1967 in Madison, and joined the Young Socialist Alliance there. She later joined the Socialist Workers Party. In Madison she was a founder of the Womens Action Movement and was a leader of WAMs campaign for free, 24-hour childcare.
She was also active in the Anti-Vietnam War movement and was a member of AFSCME at the Madison Public Library where she worked as a librarian. In 1970 she was on the ballot in Wisconsin as the Socialist Workers Party candidate for the U.S. Senate.