Some Members of the Kentucky Delegation to the 1920 Democratic National Convention

Photograph of some members of the Kentucky Delegation to the 1920 Democratic National Convention at which Laura Clay and Cora Wilson Stewart were nominated as candidate for President - left to right:

Re: Margaret Weissinger Castleman, Louisville Suffragist and Democratic Party Leader

Having extensively studied the Harry Weissinger family, I would agree with some of the profile as currently posted. However, there are a number of factual corrections that should be made.

First, Margaret attended college at Thompson and Peebles School in New York City (source: September 25, 1898 Courier-Journal, pg. 22). Her younger sister, Lilian, also went to college there and according to family accounts attended exercise classes at Madison Square Garden.

Margaret Weissinger Castleman, Louisville Suffragist and Democratic Party Leader

Margaret Weissinger was born in Louisville to Isabelle ("Belle") Muir and Col. Harry Weissinger in 1880. Col. Weissinger rode with General Basil Duke in the Confederate Army and returned to Louisville after being pardoned. His future success in the tobacco industry was ensured with his military background and his political allegiance to the Democratic Party. Margaret was his second eldest daughter: her older sister Isabella married Captain George Stanton Tiffany and her younger sister Lillian married New York hotel magnate Julius Manger. Her brother Philip B.

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