"The First Ninety Years" by Clarice Whittenburg

Mary Godat Bellamy was the first woman to be elected to the Wyoming Legislature, serving in the House of Representatives for a single term starting in 1910. Before joining the legislature she ran for County Superintendent of schools in territorial Albany County in 1888. She supported changes in Wyoming law that allowed women to serve as administrators and executors. She was an active member of the Council of Women Voters.

Resource Identifier
ah400066_Box 20_5
Clarice Whittenburg papers, Collection No. 400066, Box 20, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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