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Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First Woman Governor of Texas

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First Woman Governor of Texas (Hardback)

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Miriam Ferguson was a quiet, private person who preferred to stay home in her big house in Temple, Texas, and take care of her husband, raise her two daughters, and tend to her flower garden. But in 1923 she was elected governor of Texas, the first women governor elected in the United States. Her husband, Jim Ferguson, served two terms as governor, but during his second term he was impeached, which meant he could not run again for public office. So Miriam agreed to run to clear his name and restore the family's honor. She served two terms as governor: from 1925 to 1927 and from 1933 to 1935. She and her husband became known as "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson. Her campaign slogan was, "Two Governors for the Price of One."

JUDY ALTER of Fort Worth has written more than fifty books for children and adults. She is the author of the first two books in the Stars of Texas Series-Mirabeau B. Lamar: Second President of Texas and Henrietta King: Rancher and Philanthropist.

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