|Suffragette in California.
Born in Sandusky OH, 6/30/1859, daughter of William H. & Elizabeth (Rhode) Brehm. Presbyterian
Sandusky Public Schools, 1877
Relocated to Olney IL in 1881
National lecturer of the WCTU 1891-1926
Elected President of the Illinois WCTU in 1902
Delegate to the World Anti-Alcohol Conference in Milan, Italy, in 1913
Chairman of the Prohibition Party National Convention of 1920; Brehm was the first woman to preside over a national nominating convention.
Candidate for Vice President (Prohibition Party) 1924; first woman to receive popular votes for that office.
Died in Long Beach CA in 1926 after being injured by the collapse of a grandstand during the Parade of Roses in Pasadena CA on New Year's Day, 1926. She was one of six people to die from injuries from the collapse.
New York Times, 1/22/1926