Charley's Choice: The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst by Fern J. Hill

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By Fern J. Hill

Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored tough studying horse craft, and, over the consequent years, earned an indicator recognition using a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California through the gold rush period. whilst dying overtook Charley, many long-time pals and pals have been astounded to profit the tought outdated stage-driver was once a well-endowed lady who had given beginning at some point soon in her lifestyles. A member of the all male self sustaining Order of strange Fellows, Charley used to be the one girl recognized to have voted in California in the course of the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years earlier than ladies received the precise to vote.

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