(1877 - 1960)The first woman elected to the Illinois Senate, Florence Fifer Bohrer served two terms from 1925 to 1933. She chaired the Senate committee to visit charitable institutions, led efforts to revamp Illinois' child welfare laws, and sponsored legislation creating the state park system. A founder of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of McLean County in 1933, she also served on the national board and as Illinois president.
|Series||This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series|
|Placed By||League of Women Voters, the Franklin Park Association, and the Illinois State Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 331449 N 4483681|
|Decimal Degrees||40.48673333, -88.98871667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 29.204', W 88° 59.323'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 29' 12.24" N, 88° 59' 19.38" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 909 N Mclean St, Bloomington IL 61701, US|
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