Miriam "Ma" Ferguson : first woman governor of Texas / Judy Alter ; illustrated by Patrick Messersmith.
By: Alter, Judy.
Contributor(s): Messersmith, Patrick [ill.].Material type: TextSeries: Stars of Texas series: Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, c2006Description: 71 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 193333701X (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781933337012 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961 -- Juvenile literature | Women governors -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Governors -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 976.4/06092 | B LOC classification: F391.4.F47 | A45 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-68) and index.
Introduction -- An idyllic childhood -- Marriage, children-- and politics -- Governor Miriam Ferguson -- A second term and the end of an era -- Timeline.
She served two terms as governor: from 1925 to 1927 and from 1933 to 1935. She and her husband became known as "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson. Her campaign slogan was, "Two Governors for the Price of One."