READ BOOK ☆ Dr. Martha: The Life of a Pioneer Physician, Politician, and Polygamist - by Mari Graña

Dr. Martha: The Life of a Pioneer Physician, Politician, and Polygamist By Mari Graña,

  • Title: Dr. Martha: The Life of a Pioneer Physician, Politician, and Polygamist
  • Author: Mari Graña
  • ISBN: 9781442247376
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dr Martha tells the fascinating story of Martha Hughes Cannon, the first woman elected to the Utah state senate in 1896 She was a polygamist wife, a practicing physician, and an astute and pioneering politician In compelling prose, author Mari Grana traces Cannon s life from her birth in Wales to her emigration to Utah with her family in 1861, her career as a physician,Dr Martha tells the fascinating story of Martha Hughes Cannon, the first woman elected to the Utah state senate in 1896 She was a polygamist wife, a practicing physician, and an astute and pioneering politician In compelling prose, author Mari Grana traces Cannon s life from her birth in Wales to her emigration to Utah with her family in 1861, her career as a physician, her marriage, her exile in England, her subsequent return, and her election to the Utah state senate Her husbandwas the Republican candidate she, a Democrat, defeated in that historic election.
    Dr Martha The Life of a Pioneer Physician Politician and Polygamist Dr Martha tells the fascinating story of Martha Hughes Cannon the first woman elected to the Utah state senate in She was a polygamist wife a practicing physician and an astute and pioneering

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    1. This is one of those don t judge by the cover books Grana has produced a well researched, entertaining biography of a little known pioneer and feminist Dr Martha Hughes Canon 1857 1932 Too bad her publisher wrapped such a sparkling story in dowdy covers.Dr Martha was not only a pioneering medical practitioner, she also fought for women s rights to vote, was the first woman to be elected to a state senate she beat out her husband for the seat , and could have been the first women to serve in the [...]

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