Edwin L. MacLean

Edwin L. MacLean

Edwin L. MacLean, a state representative from Minneapolis who o-sponsored several bills with Sue M. Dickey Hough, including gun control legislation and auto insurance bills. From The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, St. Paul, N.p., 1923.

Frank E. Nimocks

Frank E. Nimocks

Frank E. Nimocks, a state representative from Minneapolis who co-sponsored several bills with Sue M. Dickey Hough, including capital punishment bills. From The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, N.p., 1923.

Hough, Sue Metzger Dickey (ca. 1882–1980)

One of the first four women elected to the Minnesota legislature in 1922, Sue Metzger Dickey Hough campaigned for gun control, strict capital punishment, and mandatory automobile insurance, among other issues. After four unsuccessful bids for re-election, Hough turned her attention to club work and other causes, including animal welfare and civic engagement.

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough avoiding the camera after appearing in traffic court over a speeding ticket in 1943. She paid a twenty-dollar fine and had to forfeit one gas A-ration coupon. Photo by Star and Tribune Company, published on November 16, 1943. Minneapolis Newspaper Photograph Collection, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis.

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough, 1924. Photo by Miller Studios; published in the Minneapolis Evening Tribune on September 3, 1924. Minneapolis Newspaper Photograph Collection, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis.

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough, 1935.

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue Metzger Dickey Hough, ca. 1924. Photo by Matzene.

Petitioners with Minnesota Humane Education Society representatives

Petitioners with Minnesota Humane Education Society representatives

Petitioners with representatives of the Minnesota Humane Education Society in district court. Pictured are (left to right): Anna D. Massie, Earl J. Lyons (attorney), Sue Dickey Hough, Josiah Chase (attorney), and Fay Porter, 1938. Photo by the Minneapolis Tribune, published on Mary 17, 1938. Minneapolis Newspaper Photograph Collection, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis.

John C. Sweet

John C. Sweet

John C. Sweet, Republican Senator and lawyer from Minneapolis (shown here in 1923), was Sue M. Dickey Hough’s sharpest critic on the issue of capital punishment, engaging in heated arguments with her. From The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota (St. Paul: N.p., 1923).

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough

Sue M. Dickey Hough, 1923. From The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota (St. Paul: N.p., 1923).

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