Emma Grigsby Meharg - Plainview, Hale County, Texas
Address: 100 S. Joliet St., in Plainview Cemetery
Directions: 100 South Joliet Street, Plainview
Marker #: 5189001477
Year Dedicated: 1972
Size, type: Grave marker
Last reported condition: None; Good
Emma Grigsby Meharg - Born in Lynnville, Tenn.; moved to Texas with parents, Jasper N. and Mary A. (Calvert) Grigsby, 1883. Graduated from college, became a teacher, married Samuel W. Meharg. Came to Plainview (1902), where she and husband were educators. She helped organize clubs, First Presbyterian Church, U.S.A, civic endeavors. Had daughter and son. Won international renown, 1925, as Texas' first woman Secretary of State, by appointment of first woman Governor, Miriam A. Ferguson. Erected - 1972
Decimal degrees:  N 34.177215   W -101.713294
Degrees, minutes: N 34 10.633   W 0101 42.798
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 249920, Northing 3785133
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