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Phyllis Stewart Schlafly, American Author. Bar: Illinois 1979, District of Columbia 1984, Missouri 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987. Recipient 10 Honor awards Freedoms Foundation, Brotherhood award National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1975; named Woman of Achievement in Public Affairs St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1963, one of 10 most admired women in world Good Housekeeping poll, 1977-1990.


Schlafly, Phyllis Stewart was born on August 15, 1924 in St. Louis. Daughter of John Bruce and Odile (Dodge) Stewart.


Bachelor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1944. Juris Doctor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1978. Doctor in Humane Letters, Washington University, St. Louis, 2008.

Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1945. Doctor of Laws, Niagara University, 1976.


Syndicated columnist Copley News Service, 1976—2008. With Creators Syndicate, since 2008. Broadcaster Spectrum, Columbia Broadcasting System Radio Network, 1973—1978.

Commentator Matters of Opinion station WBBM-television-AM, Chicago, 1973—1975, Cable News Network television News Network, 1980—1983. President Eagle Forum, since 1975.


  • Bar: Illinois 1979, District of Columbia 1984, Missouri 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.



Delaware Republican National Convention, 1956, 1964, 1968, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2004, alternate, 1960, 1980, 2000, 2008. 1st vice president National Federation Republican Women, 1964—1967. National chairman Stop European Research Area, 1972—1982.

Member Ronald Reagan's Defense Policy Advisory Group, 1980, Commission on Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, 1985—1991, Administrative Conference United States, 1983—1986. President Illinois Federation Republican Women, 1960—1964. Member Illinois Commission on Status of Women, 1975—1985.

Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (national chairman American history 1965-1968, national chairman bicentennial committee 1967-1970, national chairman national defense 1977-1980, 1983-1995), American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha.


Married Fred Schlafly, October 20, 1949. Children: John F., Bruce S., Roger S., Phyllis Liza Forshaw, Andrew L., Anne Cori.

John Bruce Stewart

Odile (Dodge) Stewart

Fred Schlafly

John F. Schlafly

Phyllis Liza Forshaw Schlafly

Andrew L. Schlafly

Roger S. Schlafly

Bruce S. Schlafly

Anne Cori Schlafly