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League honors county's elected women


August 27, 2020

PULLMAN—In early August Whitman County Commissioners approved a proclamation declaring August 18, 2020, Day of Women Leaders in Whitman County on the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution that granted some women suffrage.

During the last six months a three-member committee of Pullman League of Women Voters has been searching –COVID-wise--to find the names of women who were elected mayor and city council members in Whitman County communities over the last 100 years.

“We felt this was one marvelous way we could recognize the League’...

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