FULL BIOGRAPHY of : Ingrid Newkirk
Newkirk is best known for co-founding People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which was essential in gaining a 1985 revision to the Animal Welfare Act in the United States.
Ingrid Newkirk Early Famous
In the early 1970s, she became involved in the animal rights movement, helping to pass legislation that established a public fund for veterinary treatment and the first spaying and neutering clinic in Washington, D.C. She and fellow activist Alex Pacheco launched PETA a decade later.
** SUCCESS of Ingrid Newkirk
The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights (released in 2009) and Making Kind Choices are two of her animal rights-related books (2005).
Ingrid Newkirk Family Details
She was raised in England by her mother, a charity worker, and her father, an engineer. She married Steve Newkirk for ten years after migrating to the United States in her late teens.
What is Associated with Ingrid Newkirk
She and Paul Watson [Activist], the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, were both well-known animal rights campaigners.
INGRID NEWKIRK Short Wiki:
June 11, 1949
71 years old