Marion Polk Angellotti Biography
Marion Polk Angellotti was an American politician and suffragist. She was born in San Francisco, California in 1868 and was raised in a politically active family. Angellotti became involved in the suffrage movement at a young age and worked for the California Equal Suffrage Association. In 1911, she was elected as the first female mayor of Half Moon Bay, California and became the first woman to hold a mayoral office in the state.
Angellotti was a strong advocate for women’s rights and worked tirelessly to gain support for the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. She was a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was a delegate to the International Council of Women.
In addition to her political activism, Angellotti was a successful businesswoman and ran her own poultry farm. She was a well-respected member of her community and was known for her intelligence, dedication, and strong work ethic.
Marion Polk Angellotti died in 1940 at the age of 72. Her legacy as a pioneering woman in politics and a dedicated suffragist continues to inspire generations of women to this day.
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