Alice Jane Mayo

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Mayo Mansion

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Home of Alice Jane Mayo, a member of the 1915 Advisory Board for the Kentucky Equal Rights Association



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Associated Organization:
Our Lady of the Mountains School

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Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:
Alice Jane Meek Mayo was the wife of land and coal speculator John C.C. Mayo. Alice helped her husband in the land speculating that built a large fortune, that would allow them to built a mansion in Paintsville. In 1915, Alice was listed as one of the members of the Advisory Board for the Kentucky Equal Rights Association, connecting her to the suffrage movement.