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Lillian Exum Clement Stafford

1894 - 1925

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
1. Lillian Exum Clement Stafford Marker
Inscription.  First female legislator in the South. Elected to N.C. House, 1920. Her law office was 400 yds west; home ½ mi. NE.
 
Erected 1999 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 79.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
 
Location. 35° 35.842′ N, 82° 32.777′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of College St. (State Highway 74) and S. Charlotte Street on College St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Honor the Revolutionary Soldiers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); War with Spain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buncombe County Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Armory (approx.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
2. Lillian Exum Clement Stafford Marker
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0.2 miles away); Thomas Wolfe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ashe Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ellington's Dream (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Birth year to be corrected.
It appears that Lillian Exum Clement fudged her age to make herself younger. Her actual birth year is 1886, not 1894.
    — Submitted June 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Lillian Exum Clement Stafford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
3. Lillian Exum Clement Stafford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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