Mary E. Flanery c1921

Randolph Hollingsworth (she/her) Contribution

Image of Mary Elliott Flanery, clipped from

The Adair County (Columbia, Ky.) News, 6 Dec. 1921. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, Lib. of Congress. <>

The portrait includes a small paragraph underneath:

"When Mrs. Mary Elliott Flanery takes her seat in the house of representatives at Frankfort next January, she will be the first woman member of the Kentucky general assembly. She was elected with 255 votes more than the incumbent; and she overturned a normal Republican majority of 1,400 in her home county of Boyd."