One last Women’s History Month Highlight (yes, even though it is now April) disguised as one of our regular blog entries:
Did you know that the elected position of Salt Lake County Recorder was held by women for 80 years? The first woman took office in 1921 (at least she had her own bathroom at this point), and nine more women followed from 1927 – 2000.
Lillian Cutler 1921-1926
Aurora H. Hiatt Duncan 1927-1931
Helen F. Reiser 1932-1934
Jessie Evans Smith 1935-1938
Cornelia S. Lund 1939-1946
Hazel Taggart Chase 1947-1958
Nellie M. Jack 1959-1962
Hazel Taggart Chase 1963-1970
Jerdean Prichett Martin 1971-1974
Katie L. Dixon 1975-1994
Nancy Workman 1995-2000
For a complete listing of Salt Lake County Recorders, from 1852 – present.