Explore stories of women who shaped Garfield County.
April 16, 1895
Garfield County residents petition for equal suffrage
On this date, Garfield County delegate John Chidester introduced petitions from 121 of his constituents to the constitutional convention. The petitions supported the inclusion of an equal suffrage clause in Utah’s proposed constitution.
November 6, 1945
Women elected to lead Panguitch
In the November 1945 election, Panguitch residents elected Mabel Nielsen as their mayor, along with Suse Johnson as a councilwoman and Amelia Woodard as recorder.
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