New York State Women's History

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Rhoda Fox Graves
130 Clinton St. (1930) Fowler/ Gouverneur NY 13642

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage/politics

She was the first woman to serve in the New York State Senate, the first woman to hold office in both the upper and lower legislative houses in New York State, and the first women to chair a New York Senate Committee. Graves began her political career by working with suffrage organizations in St. Lawrence County, distinguishing herself for the first time as an activist and gaining respect in the community. ...learn more>>

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