Reah Whitehead becomes the first female Justice of the Peace in King County and Washington state in 1914.
In 1914, Reah Whitehead becomes first female Justice of the Peace in King County and Washington state. She serves as the King County's lone female Justice of the Peace until 1941.
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- Posted 12/09/2000
- HistoryLink.org Essay 2877
Mildred Tanner Andrews, Woman's Place: A Guide to Seattle and King County History (Seattle: Gemil Press, 1994), 215-216.
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