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Women by Office: School Board Director

Women campaigned for, or were elected to, at least 60 different political offices on the local, state, and federal level. In 1855 two women, Marietta Patrick and Lydia Hall were elected to the School Board of Ashfield, Massachusetts. They were perhaps the first U.S. women to be elected to political office. 1866 Elizabeth Cady Stanton declared herself a candidate for Congress, the first woman to announce her intention to run for a federal office. By the end of the 1870s over 100 women had run for office at all levels.
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Search Results: 9 matching records
Name Campaign Date
Ada M. Walker Ada M. Walker's Campaign for Town School Committee Member, 1879 1879
Mrs. Dr. Keller Mrs. Keller's Campaign for School Board Member, 1898 1898
Anna Fitzmaurice Anna Fitzmaurice's Campaign for School Board Director, 1914 1914
Caroline M. Nye Caroline M. Nye's Campaign for Chairman of School Board, 1891 1891
Mrs. Edna Caitlin Baker Edna Caitlin Baker's Campaign for Board of School Trustees, 5938 April 3rd, 1916
Effie L. Bell Effie L. Bell's Campaign for School Director, 1909 1909
Mrs. Fred Currey Mrs. Fred Currey's Campaign for School Board Director, 1913 1913
Mrs. Letcher Riker Letcher Riker's Campaign for School Board Director, 1913 1913
Mrs. Mary A. Work Mrs. Mary A. Work's Campaign for School Sub-director, 1880 1880