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Suffragist Linda Deziah Jennings honored with signage at Pleasant Ridge cemetery

But not as lengthy as the campaign to secure for women the right to vote, a decades-long fight whose leadership ranks in Washington state included the daughter of a pioneer La Conner family.

Linda Deziah Jennings, 1869-1932, is being honored now for her many contributions to the women’s suffrage movement, which ranged from speaking engagements, authorship of persuasive magazine articles and the editing of a thematic cook book whose popular recipes shared pages with voting rights essays.

In observance of the centennial anniversary of passage of the 19th amendment, which granted women in all sta...

 

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