Anna Johnson Gates

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Birthday
25, 1889
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jan 12, 1939 (49)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1889
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jan 12, 1939 (49)

About

American politician and suffragette who was the first woman elected to the West Virginia Legislature. While in the legislature, she served on the education and Prohibition and temperance committees.

Before Fame

She was active in professional women's clubs and organizations in her area, including the Women’s Democratic Executive Committee.

Trivia

She volunteered with the Red Cross during World War II.

Family Life

She was married twice, first to Harry Gates and then to Tom Gates.

Associated With

She attended the 1932 National Democratic Convention as a delegate when Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated for President.