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Carrie Chapman Catt

Many historians credit Carrie Lane Chapman Catt with the strategy and organizing abilities that led to the final passage of the Nineteenth Amendment that granted women the right to vote.  Growing up in Charles City, Catt attended Iowa State College (now ISU), moved to Mason City where she taught school and became school superintendent, and then married the local newspaper editor Leo Chapman in 1885.

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