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==University of Wooster==
 
==University of Wooster==
In 1916, the University of Wooster had a "Class Suffragette Committee (Club)".  Three members included:
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In 1916, the University of Wooster had a "Class Suffragette Committee".  Three members included:
  
* Hazel Edwards, Barberton
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* Hazel May Edwards, Barberton, Chairman
* Lurana June Brown, Fredericktown
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* Lurana June Brown, Fredericktown, Chairman
 
* Mary Agnes Craig, Wooster
 
* Mary Agnes Craig, Wooster
  

Latest revision as of 13:33, 11 July 2019

Women received the right to vote in 1920. In February 2019, the Commemoration Committee for the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Committee was formed. The co-chairs were Nell Reardon and Deb Kitko. Soon after the committee formed, it became apparent that much research would be necessary to create a list of those local individuals who were involved in some way with the Women's Suffrage Movement. This page is devoted to those individuals who may have been involved with the Women's Suffrage.

Republican

  • Mrs. William Annat
    • First chairman of the Wayne County Republican organization
  • Mrs. Elmer S. Landes, Republican
  • Mr. Elmer S. Landes, county Chairman
  • Mrs. Rufus Bucher, Republican

Republican Rally Speakers

The following is a list of rally speakers for the Republican party [1]

  • Mrs. W. G. Wyatt
  • Mrs. Dwight Patterson
  • Harry L. Davis
  • Congressman S. D. Fess
  • Congressman Roscoe McCulloch
  • Dr. John G. Wishard
  • H. R. Smith
  • W. G. Patterson
  • Dr. J. N. Wright
  • H. M. Doyle
  • Daniel C. Funk

Democratic

  • Mrs. John C. McClaran
    • First chairman of the Wayne County Democratic organization
  • Mrs. Florence VanNest Snavely
  • M. M. VanNest, county Chairman
  • Mrs. Charles Fahr
  • Miss Jean Darr
  • Mrs. L. C. Wagoner
  • Rev. Jennie Metsker
  • Mrs. L. R. Critchfield
  • Mrs. M. S. Miller
  • Mrs. H U. Mowery
  • Mrs. C. B. Slosnagle

Democratic Rally Speakers

The following is a list of rally speakers for the Democratic party [2]

  • Ida McGlone Gibson
  • Gertrude Fuller
  • Judge W. E. Weygandt
  • Professor Charles West
  • W. H. Ross
  • Judge L. R. Critchfield
  • Judge R. L. Adiar
  • Judge C. A. Weiser
  • Dr. W. E. Chancellor
  • A. D. Metz

Unknown Political Affiliation

  • Miss Alfa Armstrong, Fredericksburg
    • First woman to hold county office in Wayne County, Ohio (Elected for the office of Clerk of Courts)
  • Miss Mary Annat
    • Attempted to form Suffrage Committee in 1912 [3]
  • Mrs. R. C. Paul
  • Mrs. G. M. Lemmon, Wooster
  • Mrs. Cooper Davis
  • Lucile Grosjean
  • Anna Walter
  • Miss Conrow
  • Miss Welty
  • Emmeline Stibbs McSweeney
    • 1918 - faculty member of Wooster University to teach Greek; Later taught Latin and French (1924)
    • 1923 - appointed as Wooster University's first acting alumni secretary
  • M. A. Burris, WCTU columnist for Dalton Gazette, 1914
  • Mrs. Thomas Cully, WCTU columnist for Dalton Gazette, 1914
  • Mrs. A. L. Palmer
  • Mrs. C. J. Barnhart
  • Mrs. E. M. Quinby
  • Mrs. R. J. Smith
  • Mrs. Compton
  • Mrs. J. C. Paul, Reedsburg
  • Miss Nina Lawrence, Wooster

University of Wooster

In 1916, the University of Wooster had a "Class Suffragette Committee". Three members included:

  • Hazel May Edwards, Barberton, Chairman
  • Lurana June Brown, Fredericktown, Chairman
  • Mary Agnes Craig, Wooster

Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)

References

  1. Hauenstein, E. H. "Wayne Co. Women Cast First Votes Here 30 Years Ago; The Chancelor Sensation". The Wooster Daily Record 17 October 1950.
  2. Hauenstein, E. H. "Wayne Co. Women Cast First Votes Here 30 Years Ago; The Chancelor Sensation". The Wooster Daily Record 17 October 1950.
  3. Wooster Daily News 7 Aug 1912 p. 2