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Monday, July 13, 2020

Muscatine Women of Influence and Inspiration

      Mira Hershey: 1843 to 1930

      Muscatine first became rich due to lumber. Benjamin Hershey was one of the original lumber barons. He added to his bank account...

      Susan Clark 1854-1925

      Who was Susan Clark? When the Muscatine school board renamed the combined middle schools for her in 2019, many residents said they...

      Ora Pearl McGill 1894-1924

      Muscatine Women of Influence and Inspiration work to celebrate the contributions women in Muscatine have made to the community, and women gaining the right to vote 100 years ago in 1920. Muscatine Women of Influence and Inspiration will publish one article on exceptional local women each month throughout 2020. Jean Clark, Kristine Conlon, Cindi Kautz, Jacque McCoy, Sharon Savage, and Mary Wildermuth, along with support from the community, have organized this project.

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