Plainview in Hale County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Emma Grigsby Meharg
(August 14, 1873 – September 4, 1937)
Won international renown, 1925, as Texas' first woman Secretary of State, by appointment of first woman Governor, Miriam A. Ferguson.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1477.)
Location. 34° 10.61′ N, 101° 42.792′ W. Marker is in Plainview, Texas, in Hale County. Touch for map. Marker is in block 208 at Plainview Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Joliet Street, Plainview TX 79072, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rawleigh Porteus Smyth (within shouting distance of this marker); W. J. "Jeff" Williams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwin Lowden Lowe (about 300 feet away); Plainview Cemetery and Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discovery Site of the Plainview Point Seth Ward College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Colonel C. C. Slaughter (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Ranald Slidell MacKenzie (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plainview.
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