Marguerite Newburgh Cole

Orange City, Iowa


Father Louis Newburgh
Mother Louise Van Den Berg
Spouse Lyle William Cole
Children Joanne Marguerite Cole

Nellie May Wade

Ruth Adeline Schilling

Leona Marie Morris

Eugene Herbert Newburgh

Education St. Paul High School, St. Paul, Minnesota

Office Manager, Movie Theater

Manager, Apartment Complex

Cashier, Central Market


Staff Assistant for her father who was a Councilman in St. Paul, Minnesota

Volunteer for Spastic Children's League, Los Angeles, California

Volunteer for East Whittier YMCA, Whittier, CA

Interests and Hobbies

Family and friends


Societal Contributions Marguerite Ann Newburgh made suffrage and political history. Under the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution (woman suffrage), she was the first woman to vote in the United States after the passage of the 19th Amendment. 
Additional Comments

"I wasn't in the suffragette category, and politics never was my cup of tea."
--Marguerite Ann Newburgh Cole

She made suffrage and political history anyway, becoming the first woman to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 19th Amendment!

Marguerite was a very loving, family woman. A guiding light to her daughter, husband, and four grandchildren. A woman with class, charisma, sharp wit, and intelligence