1940 : Matilda Lodge Wilson, 1st Female Lieutenant Governor in Michigan

January 1, 2023 all-day

Wjhen Matilda Lodge was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Michigan by Luren Dickinson on January 1, 1940, she became not only the first woman Lieutenant Governor in Michigan, but also the first woman first woman Lieutenant Governor in the country.  She retired after one year of service.

Source : List of female lieutenant governors in the United States wikipedia entry

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