(1872 - 1948)
—Historic Women of Michigan —Elected to the State Board of Agriculture in 1919, Dora Hall Stockman was the first woman to hold an elective office in the state of Michigan. She was the first woman in the United States to be on the Board of Control of a Land-Grant Institution, the Michigan Agriculture College (not Michigan State University). Stockman was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1938 and served until 1946. She introduced legislation for the Michigan Medical Insurance program which later became Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
|Placed By||Women's Studies Association and the Directors of the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 9:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 706256 N 4734010|
|Decimal Degrees||42.73090000, -84.48053333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 43.854', W 84° 28.832'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 43' 51.24" N, 84° 28' 49.92" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing MI 48824, US|
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