Mary Lou Davis

12 April 1913–25 January 1985 (Age 71)
McRae, Telfair, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Lou

Mary Lou Davis was born on 12 April 1913, in McRae, Telfair, Georgia, United States. She died on 25 January 1985, at the age of 71.

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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