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West Virginia House of Delegates passed a state women's suffrage amendment

Other events that happened on or around 1913


State women's suffrage amendment was reintroduced

Other events that happened on or around 1915


Statewide constitutional referendum for women's suffrage passed

Other events that happened on or around 1916

Jun 04, 1919

The 19th Amendment passed Congress and was sent to the states for ratification.

Mar 10, 1920

West Virginia became the 34th state to ratify the 19th amendment, for woman's suffrage

Aug 18, 1920

The 19th Amendment was ratified by the 36th state, giving women the right to vote across the United States.

Aug 26, 1920

The U.S. Secretary of State signed a proclamation certifying the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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