Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 21, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902).
On resigning the presidency of the National Woman Suffrage Association in February 1900. Then in her eightieth year of life, Anthony had held office in woman suffrage organizations continuously for forty-eight years. Carrie Chapman Catt (1859- 1947) was elected to replace her. Accepting the honor, Catt said, "The papers have spoken of the new president as Miss Anthony's successor. Miss Anthony never will have a successor."