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Signing of Woman Suffrage Proclamation, 1917

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Signing of Woman Suffrage Proclamation, 1917 / Maine Historical Society

<strong>Chapter 9, page 282.</strong>

When the Constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote passed in 1920, Maine Governor Carl E. Milliken signed a proclamation to that effect.

At the signing ceremony for the Woman Suffrage Proclamation, August 6, 1920, are, from left, Mrs. Henry Cobb, Mrs. Carl E. Milliken, Governor Carl E. Milliken, Deborah Knox Livingstone, Florence Brooks Whitehouse, Charles Milliken, Mrs. Guy P. Gannett, Mrs. Arthur T. Balentine and Mrs. William R. Pattangall.