WHC Advisory Board Member
Marion Moos was born in Spokane in 1923. One week after graduating from Washington
State University in 1947 she married Eugene Moos, who was part of an Edwall, Washington
One of Moos' primary causes was Women's Liberation. Moos was a founding member of
the Spokane Chapter of the National Organization for Women. She owned and operated
the Past-Time Feminist Bookstore. She was also on the organizing committee of the
Washington State IWY Conference for Women in Ellensburg in 1977 that developed a
timetable for removing state barriers to equality.
Moos remains active in civil rights and social causes in Spokane. In 1975, The Spokesman Review quoted Moos:
"What really blows my mind are the men who make the decisions while women do the
day-to-day work because as the (men) say, (women) have lots of time."