Colorado’s suffrage sisters, the nation’s first female legislators

Carrie Clyde Holly, Clara Cresshingham and Frances Klock were three of a kind. But probably more accurately, they were the first of their kind. The three were the first women to serve in any state legislature in the U.S. In 1893, Colorado became the first state to give women the right to vote. Wyoming and Utah beat Colorado to the punch in granting women such a significant and natural right, but both were still just a territory — many states … Continue reading Colorado’s suffrage sisters, the nation’s first female legislators