Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lucille P. Pattison
Dutchess County Office Building
As Dutchess County's first female County Executive, she served from 1979 to 1991 bringing honor, dignity and grace to the office. She was a role model for women throughout county government and the community. Lucille Pattison's legacy of public service will echo in these halls as inspiration for all those who follow in her path of public service. Because of her dedicated service, Dutchess County is a better place.
Marcus J. Molinaro
Erected 2013 by Dutchess County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1978.
Location. 41° 42.21′ N, 73° 55.76′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Market Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On This Site (a few steps from this marker); In Affectionate Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Constitution Ratification Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Matthew Vassar (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vassar Brothers Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Kleeck House Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Also see . . . Dutchess County Honors Lucille P. Pattison. In 1978, Pattison became Dutchess County’s and New York State’s first female county executive when she won a special election following the indictment and subsequent resignation of County Executive Edward Schueler. Pattison also was the first Democrat to serve as Dutchess County Executive. Lucille Pattison was credited with bringing integrity back to the Office of the County Executive. As County Executive, Pattison expanded the influence of the (Submitted on November 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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