Rebecca Latimer Felton's My Memoirs Of Georgia Politics

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Rebecca Latimer Felton died on January 24th, 1930, at the age of ninety-four. She was buried at Oak Hill cemetery in Cartersville, Georgia. She was not survive by anybody, for not having any children and husband dying before her. Felton is most famously known for being the first woman to serve on the US senate. She followed her husband, William Felton, into politics. She helped him write speeches and newspaper articles. Rebecca’s husband death in 1909, caused her to write the book, My Memoirs of Georgia Politics, which described Williams efforts and conflicts in his political career. Rebecca lived through the Country’s development, she quoted “The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of civil war…”
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