Anna Wallace
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 09.478 W 080° 10.824
17S E 571804 N 4223659
A sign telling us about Anna Wallace being elected Superintendent of Schools for Pocahontas County.
Waymark Code: WMPA1H
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/27/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
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Anna Wallace

Home of Anna Wallace (1867-1952), in 1922 the first woman elected as Superintendent of Schools for Pocahontas County. Ten women were elected county superintendents in 1922, the first year WV women were able to run for that office after passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. Defeated in a 3-way race in her 1926 re-election bid, she returned to teaching.
Marker Number: None shown on maker

Marker Title: Anna Wallace

Marker Location: South of RT 219

County or Independent City: Mill Poinit, WV

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2013

Web Site: Not listed

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