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 Cynthia Ann <I>Pease</I> Mann

Cynthia Ann Pease Mann

Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 Feb 1920 (aged 66)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Plot MHILL_J_95_7
Memorial ID 59831781 · View Source
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Bio information provided by: Alice L McVearry

This was written some years before her untimely death from the Spanish Flu in 1920.

Biography as found in The Woman's Who's Who of America by John William Leonard compiled and published in 1914.

MANN, Cynthia Pease (Mrs. Samuel B. Mann), 730 Warm Springs Av., Boise, Idaho.

Teacher: b. Breckinridge Co., Ky., 1853; dau. William Henry and Letitia (Dowell) Pease; ed. Lawrence (Kan.) High School; grad. Albion State Normal School, B.Pd. and M.Pd.; m. Lawrence, Kan., Sept. 13, 1875, Samuel B. Mann. Taught school since 1873; has been instructor In teachers' county Institutes for 21 years. Appointed State Text-Book Commissioner, 1893. Nominated for State Sup't of Public Instruction for Idaho on Prohibition ticket, 1906, and County Sup't in 1908 by same party. Interested in philanthropies. Favors woman suffrage. Made speeches and wrote newspaper articles for equal suffrage. Prohibitionist. Mem. Y.W.C.A., Woman's Relief Corps, D.A.R., Columbian Club. Mem. Education Council of Idaho State Teachers Ass'n, and teacher of Children's Home Finding and Aid Soc.; mem. board and sec. Gave three acres ground (worth $25,000) upon which the home Is being erected for the society in one of best residence districts of Boise.

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