Lucy Adams Nield

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Elmwood Cemetery

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Burial site for Lucy Adams Nield (1862-1930)


Mount Vernon

Zip Code:
Street Address: 
Main Street and US 25

Associated Organization:
Elmwood Cemetery

Years of Importance:
Geographic Location: 
Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:

Lucy Adams Nield (1862? - 13 July 1930) was president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Kentucky, head of the Civics Department of the Woman's Club of Louisville and the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs. In 1908 the Louisville ERA elected her as first vice president and she served as president also - that year the LERA changed its name to the Woman's Suffrage Association of Louisville. She served as an orator for the Free Lecture Bureau of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association; and, she was elected in 1908 to chair the KERA Committee on Industrial Problems Affecting Women and Children. Nield died at her home, 1048 Cherokee Road, in Louisville and was buried with her husband at Elmwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Kentucky.

Reference source of Information:
"Mrs. Lucy Adams Nield, Active Social and Political Worker, Dies" Courier-Journal (14 July 1930)