TITLE

MARCH 19, 1882

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
This is part of The Book of Texas Days, 1984, which chronicles important events and persons in the history of Texas. When Governor William P. Hobby signed a bill in 1918 giving women the right to vote in primary elections, he presented the silver pen he used to sign the legislation to Minnie Fisher Cunningham. She had been born in New Waverly on March 19, 1882, thirty-six years before that historic day. Much of her early adult life was spent in the woman's suffrage movement. Later she was to run unsuccessfully for governor and U.S. senator. She devoted her lifetime to fighting for women's rights and crowned her achievements as the founder and first executive secretary of the League of Women Voters.
ACCESSION #
21474606

 

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