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Miriam Ma Ferguson

first woman governor of Texas

by Judy Alter

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Published by State House Press in Abilene, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women governors -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Governors -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJudy Alter ; illustrated by Patrick Messersmith.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesThe stars of Texas series
      ContributionsMessersmith, Patrick, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391.4.F47 A45 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3416530M
      ISBN 10193333701X
      ISBN 109781933337012
      LC Control Number2005032779
      OCLC/WorldCa62330696


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But in she was elected governor of Texas, the first woman governor elected in the United States. Her husband, Jim Ferguson, served two terms as governor, but during his second term he was impeached Reviews: 1. But in real life, Hamer quit the Rangers in protest of Texas electing its first woman governor, Miriam “Ma” Ferguson, played by the inimitable Kathy Bates in the film.

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Miriam A. Ferguson was Texas' first woman governor. She served two terms, to and to She first ran in on the platform of vindicating her husband, former Governor Jim Ferguson, who had been impeached.

Jim Ferguson had been one of the nation's strongest opponents of woman suffrage only a few years earlier, but actively promoted his wife's candidacy. Miriam "Ma" Ferguson Judy Alter State House Press PO BoxAbilene, TX X $ Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First Woman Governor Of Texas by Judy Alter is the amazing biography of Miriam Ferguson and her remarkable journey.

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Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 An Idyllic Childhood Chapter 3 Marriage, Children and Politics Chapter 4 Governor Miriam Feruson Chapter 5 A Miriam Ma Ferguson book Term and the End of an Era Timeline Glossary Further Reading Websites Index.

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: first woman governor of Texas by Judy Alter (Book) The Fergusons of Texas: or, "Two governors for the price of one." A biography of James Edward Ferguson and his wife, Miriam Amanda Ferguson, ex-governors of the State of Texas by Ouida Ferguson Nalle (Book).

Activity Book & Teacher’s Guide 7 Compare Miriam and Jim Ferguson using a Venn Diagram. 8 Chapter 2 Read the chart below. Fill in the missing chronological event. Miriam attended Salado College. Jim passed the bar examination and became a lawyer. Miriam “Ma “. The day after her inauguration, Governor Miriam "Ma" Ferguson disbanded the entire Texas Ranger force as payback for their support of her gubernatorial opponent.

She personally appointed 39 men as replacements. Ferguson's men formed an ineffective and often. Miriam Amanda "Ma" Ferguson (13 June – 25 June ) became the first female Governor of Texas inand the second female state governor in the United States. This article about a.

Types of records are correspondence, reports, applications, testimony, financial records, proclamations, messages, minutes, and index cards dating from to (bulk).

Records are from Miriam Amanda Ferguson's two nonconsecutive terms as governor of Texas from Janu to Janu and Janu to Janu Miriam, the daughter of Amram and Yocheved, and older sister of her two famous brothers, Aaron and Moses, was born in Egypt just when the Jewish people were reduced to slavery, oppression and hard was in the year (after Creation), eighty-six years before the liberation.

She was born four years before Aaron and seven years before : Nissan Mindel. Book Reviews ; Your Page ; Contribute Quotes; Articles; Use our Quotes; About this Site; FAQ; Contact Us; Read books online at our other site: The Literature Page. Quotation Details Quotation # from Quotations by Women: English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, Governor. Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson. Back to exhibit. For more about the career of Miriam A. Ferguson, see Portraits of Texas Governors. Back to exhibit. Photo from Texas Women's Hall of Fame, by Sinclair Moreland. Biographical Press, Austin, Texas, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

In Miriam “Ma” Ferguson, Democratic candidate, was elected the first woman Governor of Texas. Her husband, James Ferguson, served as Governor from to but during his second term he was impeached, convicted and removed from office to never hold office in Texas again.

Miriam “Ma” Ferguson had become the state’s first woman governor, after her husband, Governor “Pa” Ferguson was impeached. She ended the debate quite quickly when she held up a Bible and proclaimed, “If the King’s English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for the children of Texas!” Language Log Ap Miriam A.

Ferguson (born Miriam Amanda Wallace; June 13 — J ) was a politician in was nicknamed "Ma" Ferguson. She became the Governor of Texas on two different occasions.

She was the second woman governor that served the United States. Ferguson was born in Bell County, Texas. Despite the fact that he was the best manhunter in Texas, Hamer was then unemployed.

A year earlier, the new Texas governor, Miriam “Ma” Ferguson, had fired the entire Ranger force, Hamer among them (Hamer had placed himself on indefinite leave since November), for politicking against her. Dorothy Ann Willis Richards (September 1, – Septem ) was an American politician and 45th Governor of Texas (–95).

A Democrat, she first came to national attention as the Texas State Treasurer, when she delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National ds was the second female governor of Texas (the first being Miriam A. Ferguson) Children: 4, including Cecile.

With approval from Texas Governor Miriam "Ma" Ferguson (played by Kathy Bates in The Highwaymen), Lee Simmons, general manager of the Texas Prison Systems (played by John Caroll Lynch) convinced. Prints and Photographs Collection Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson. Miriam Amanda Wallace was born in Bell County in She attended Salado College and Baylor Female College before.

Miriam A. 'Ma' Ferguson - Autograph co-signed by: Allan Shivers, Governor James V. Allred, Coke R. Stevenson - Item Displayed on a single 18x13 board are four individual pieces signed by colorful governors of the Lone Star state.

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In her first term, Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, as she was known, had a law passed that gave amnesty to all Texas officials formerly impeached. Of course, her husband was the only one the amnesty applied to. The story of gubernatorial tag team Miriam and James Ferguson, better known as "Ma and Pa," has long been one of the more intriguing chapters of Texas' political folklore.

On Jan. 17,eight years and two months after her election as the first female governor in American history, Miriam A. Ferguson returned for a second-term encore.

Following the impeachment and permanent exile from public office of husband Jim in"Ma" Ferguson stepped forward to defend the family's tarnished honor. She waged a successful campaign for the statehouse Author: Bartee Haile. Jul 2, - Miriam "Ma" Ferguson was born in Bell County.

Texas and was elected as the First Female Governor of Texas. 2nd term campaign poster. The Hebrides islands and the west coast of Scotland are the ancestral home of the Ferguson family. Their name comes from the Scottish surname MacFergus, which means "son of Fergus".

Early Origins of the Ferguson family. The surname Ferguson was first found in Galloway (Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, that.

In the Governor's shadow: the true story of Ma and Pa Ferguson, ECIP data view (Book is a joint biography of James and Miriam Ferguson, both of whom served as governors of Texas) found: Handbook of Texas Online, (Miriam Amanda Ferguson, first woman governor of Texas; born in Bell County, Tex., J ; second woman.

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