Beginnings of the Movement

Resolution of W.G.T. Weaver, September 22, 1875

At the Constitutional Convention of 1875, W.G.T. Weaver of Cooke County introduced a resolution for women's suffrage. It was referred to the Committee on Suffrage for study, along with a resolution from another delegate to strike it from the record. The measure died in committee.

Weaver's Resolution | Portrait of W.G.T. Weaver | Debate from the convention floor | Back to exhibit

1875 resolution for women's suffrage

1875 resolution for women's suffrage

1875 resolution against women's suffrage

Weaver's Resolution | Portrait of W.G.T. Weaver | Debate from the convention floor | Back to exhibit

Resolution of W.G.T. Weaver, September 22, 1875, Journal of the Constitutional Convention of Texas, September 1875, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 

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