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.

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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 Women’s Action Movement and was a leader of WAM’s 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.

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