Nelson: Joe Hanover’s mother couldn’t vote – until he became a Tenn. legislator

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 07, 2020 1:54 PM CT | Published: January 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

Even more remarkable than Hanover’s role in suffrage ratification was the rest of his life. 

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