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Maryland Women's Hall of Fame

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  • Edith Houghton Hooker (1879 - 1948)
    Edith Houghton Hooker (December 29, 1879 – October 23, 1948) was an American suffragist and social worker. She was a leader of the suffrage movement in Maryland in the early twentieth century and was...
  • Virginia Hall (American spy) (1906 - 1982)
    Virginia Hall, MBE, DSC (April 6, 1906 —July 14, 1982) was an American spy during World War II. She was also known by many aliases: "Marie Monin", "Germaine", "Diane", "Marie of Lyon" and "Camille". ...
  • Florence "Elaine" Florence Harmon (1919 - 2015)
    Florence "Elaine" D. Harmon (December 26, 1919 – April 21, 2015) was an American from Maryland who served in the U.S. Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II. In 2009 she received ...
  • Martha Tyson (1795 - 1873)
    Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjamin Banne...
  • Harriet Tubman (c.1822 - 1913)
    BIRTH DATE : c.1820. Because she was a slave, and owners did not record their slaves' birthdates, the exact date of Harriet's birth is unknown -- different accounts list 1820 or 1821. BIRTH PLACE : A...

Maryland Women's Hall of Fame

The Maryland Women's Hall of Fame (MWHF) recognizes women natives or residents of the U.S. state of Maryland for their significant achievements or statewide contributions. It was established in 1985 by the Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of Maryland. Honorees are selected by an independent committee, and are inducted in March during Women's History Month.

Inductees

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maryland_Women%27s_Hall_of_Fame

Website

http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/educ/exhibits/womenshall/html/whflist.html