May Mann Jennings

Died aged c. 91

May Austin Elizabeth Mann Jennings (April 25, 1872 – April 24, 1963) was the First Lady of Florida from 1901 to 1905. As one of Florida's most powerful and influential women, she was a leader of organizations, both civic and philanthropic, and founder of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Her father, Austin Mann, was a state senator and May Mann worked as his assistant when he ran for and was elected state representative. She became the First Lady of Florida as wife of Florida Governor William Sherman Jennings and is credited with having advanced his political career significantly through relationships gained while working for her father and through her many activities.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

May Mann Jennings [full inscription unknown]

Jennings House, 48 Olive Street, Brooksville, FL, United States where they was

May Mann Jennings

Redland Hotel, 4 South Flagler, Homestead, FL, United States where they was