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Edith Eunice Wilmans

Mrs. Edith E. Wilmans
Full Name: Edith Eunice Wilmans
Other surnames: Born, Therrel,
Birth date: December 21, 1882
Death date: March 21, 1966

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Edith Eunice Therrel Wilmans, pp. 77-81. First woman elected to the Texas Legislature and first to preside as speaker of the House, "although this was likely an honorary appointment." Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • WILMANS, EDITH EUNICE THERREL (1882-1966). The first woman elected to the Texas Legislature. Handbook of Texas Online .

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