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Miriam A. Ferguson

AKA Miriam Amanda Wallace

Born: 13-Jun-1875
Birthplace: Bell County, TX
Died: 25-Jun-1961
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of Texas

First Lady of Texas, 1915-17, and the first female Governor of Texas in 1925.

Father: Joseph Lapsley Wallace (b. 1833, d. 1899)
Mother: Eliza Elmira Garrison (b. 1840, d. 1915)
Husband: James Edward Ferguson (Governor of Texas, m. 31-Dec-1899, d. 21-Sep-1944, two daughters)
Daughter: Ouida Wallace Ferguson Nalle (b. 1900, d. 1952)
Daughter: Dorrace Ferguson Watt (b. 1903, d. 1991)

    University: Salado College
    University: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    Governor of Texas (1933-35)
    Governor of Texas (1925-27)


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