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Mary Jane Morrow Mitten
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1873
Herrickville
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1938
Lansdowne
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Jane Morrow was a teacher and married fellow teacher Frederick Renwick Mitten about 1896. After initially living in Herrick Township, they moved to the big city - Towanda, Bradford Co., PA. They raised four wonderful children, and eventually Fred was elected Sheriff of the county. When he died in 1925, the people wanted Mary to take over, and Gov. Pinchot appointed her to succeed him.
Thus Mary Morrow Mitten became the FIRST WOMAN SHERIFF IN PENNSYLVANIA!

See her web site at First Woman Sheriff
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frederick Renwick Mitten (1865 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Camptown Cemetery
Camptown
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Bill Benson
Record added: Jan 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7090570
Mary Jane <i>Morrow</i> Mitten
Added by: Bill Benson
 
Mary Jane <i>Morrow</i> Mitten
Added by: LDR
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 17, 2013
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 Added: Dec. 25, 2003
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