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Greenville in Hunt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lallie P. Carlisle

(1866-1949)

 
 
Lallie P. Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jesse Nelsen, January 4, 2021
1. Lallie P. Carlisle Marker
Inscription.  

First woman in Texas to hold an elective public office. Upon death of her first husband, E. W. Briscoe, she was appointed, April 17, 1902, by the Commissioners' Court to complete his term as clerk of Hunt County. At that time women could not vote in Texas. A ruling by the Attorney General of Texas upheld the appointment.

Mrs. Briscoe, mother of five, later married C. C. Carlisle.
 
Erected 1965 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7775.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is April 17, 1902.
 
Location. 33° 8.143′ N, 96° 6.004′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Texas, in Hunt County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Marshall Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Marshall St, Greenville TX 75401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin D. Martin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fred Douglass Elementary School (approx.
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¼ mile away); Greenville Cotton Compress (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mary Jim Morris (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Phillips Field/Majors Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hunt County (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Hal C. Horton Home (approx. half a mile away); The Seven Courthouses of Hunt County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Lallie P. Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jesse Nelsen, January 4, 2021
2. Lallie P. Carlisle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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