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Elizabeth <I>Merrill</I> Bass

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Elizabeth Merrill Bass

Birth
Buxton, York County, Maine, USA
Death
25 Aug 1950 (aged 89–90)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA Add to Map
Plot
E2-49-2
Memorial ID
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ELIZABETH BASS

MRS. GEORGE BASS, THIS CITY TO BE FIRST WOMAN ORGANIZER OF
POLITICAL PARTY IN THE U.S.A.
Manitowoc Woman To Be Named By Democrats To Head Permanent Woman's
Bureau Which National Committee Will Establish
To be the first woman organizer of a political party in the United
States is the distinction which Mrs. George Bass, of this city will
enjoy, announcement being made from Washington that Mrs. Bass will
be appointed head of a woman's bureau which the democratic national
committee will establish and maintain as a permanent situation for
work among women voters in equal suffrage states. Mrs. Bass will
organize and direct a campaign of education of women in the tenets
of the democratic party in preparations for the congressional
elections in the equal suffrage states in 1918 and for the
presidential candidate in 1920.
Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, February 01, 1917, Page 1
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[d. 08-25-1950 at Fond du Lac, WI/age 91 yrs./
bur. on Roscoe G. Merrill lot]

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Elizabeth was the daughter of Roscoe Merrill and his wife Catherine (Douglass).
ELIZABETH BASS

MRS. GEORGE BASS, THIS CITY TO BE FIRST WOMAN ORGANIZER OF
POLITICAL PARTY IN THE U.S.A.
Manitowoc Woman To Be Named By Democrats To Head Permanent Woman's
Bureau Which National Committee Will Establish
To be the first woman organizer of a political party in the United
States is the distinction which Mrs. George Bass, of this city will
enjoy, announcement being made from Washington that Mrs. Bass will
be appointed head of a woman's bureau which the democratic national
committee will establish and maintain as a permanent situation for
work among women voters in equal suffrage states. Mrs. Bass will
organize and direct a campaign of education of women in the tenets
of the democratic party in preparations for the congressional
elections in the equal suffrage states in 1918 and for the
presidential candidate in 1920.
Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, February 01, 1917, Page 1
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[d. 08-25-1950 at Fond du Lac, WI/age 91 yrs./
bur. on Roscoe G. Merrill lot]

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Elizabeth was the daughter of Roscoe Merrill and his wife Catherine (Douglass).


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  • Created by: Kent Salomon
  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94120546/elizabeth-bass: accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Merrill Bass (1860–25 Aug 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94120546, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA; Maintained by Kent Salomon (contributor 901).