Miriam: The Southern Belle who Became the First Woman Governor of Texas, Mirian Amanda Ferguson
Seven years after James Ferguson was impeached from the governor's office, he announced in his newspaper the Ferguson Forum, that a Ferguson would be in the 1925 gubernatorial race ... Miriam Amanda Ferguson was on the ballot ... she won both the primary and the general election by a large majority. Often referred to as a figure head, or a "rubber stamp" governor ... she served two terms as governor.
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