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Miriam "Ma" Ferguson : first woman governor of Texas

Author: Judy Alter; Patrick Messersmith
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, ©2006.
Series: Stars of Texas series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She served two terms as governor: from 1925 to 1927 and from 1933 to 1935. She and her husband became known as "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson. Her campaign slogan was, "Two Governors for the Price of One."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alter, Judy, 1938-
Miriam "Ma" Ferguson.
Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)891546162
Named Person: Miriam Amanda Ferguson; Miriam Amanda Ferguson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Alter; Patrick Messersmith
ISBN: 193333701X 9781933337012
OCLC Number: 62330696
Performer(s): Messersmith, Patrick.
Description: 71 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
An idyllic childhood --
Marriage, children--
and politics --
Governor Miriam Ferguson --
A second term and the end of an era --
Timeline.
Series Title: Stars of Texas series.
Responsibility: Judy Alter ; illustrated by Patrick Messersmith.
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Miriam Ferguson was a quiet, private person who preferred to stay home in her big house in Temple, Texas, and take care of her husband, raise her two daughters, and tend to her flower garden. But in  Read more...

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