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Hattie Hooker Wilkins

Hattie Hooker Wilkins (1875-1949) was the first woman elected to the Alabama State Legislature, serving one term in the Alabama House of Representatives from 1923-24. A founding member of the Selma Suffrage Association and was heavily involved in the effort to pass the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
Photo courtesy of Ann Wilkins Dalton.