Mrs. A.M. Dodge, anti-suffragist

Josephine Jewell Dodge (1855-1928) was a staunch pro-childcare, anti-women’s suffrage crusader. From her homes on Park Avenue in New York City, and in Simsbury, Conn., and in the Weatogue section of Salisbury, she enjoyed comfortable travel in the early 1900s in  her Hotchkiss limousine, in which chauffeur F. Reilly drove her hither and thither.

The Hotchkiss, parenthetically, was an automobile manufactured from 1903 to 1955 in France by Hotchkiss et Cie, a subsidiary of the Sharon, Conn., Hotchkiss armaments titans.

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