(1875 - 1971)A native of Panola County, Margie Elizabeth Neal began her career as a teacher in 1893. She became editor and owner of the East Texas Register newspaper in 1904. A respected educator and leader in the woman suffrage movement, she was the first woman appointed to the State Normal School Board of Regents in 1921. Five years later she made history as the first woman elected to the Texas Senate. After serving in several Federal positions in Washington, she returned to Carthage in 1945 and was active in civic affairs for many years.
|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 12:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 373815 N 3558613|
|Decimal Degrees||32.15691667, -94.33815000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 9.415', W 94° 20.289'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 9' 24.9" N, 94° 20' 17.34" W|
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|Area Code(s)||903, 430|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 108-114 U.S. 59 Business, Carthage TX 75633, US|
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