Texas Joins the Battle
Resolution of A.C. Tompkins, 1895

In 1895, Representative A.C. Tompkins of Hempstead (Waller County) introduced a resolution in the Texas legislature to amend the Texas constitution to allow women to vote. The resolution was referred to committee, where it died without further action.

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1895 Resolution for women's suffrage

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House Journal, March 20, 1895. House Journal, Regular and Called Sessions 1895, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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