Frances Farenthold

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Frances Farenthold
Member of the Texas House of Representatives from the 45th district
In office
January 14, 1969 – January 9, 1973
Preceded byCharles R. Scoggins
Succeeded byJohn H. Poerner
Personal details
Born
Mary Frances Tarlton

(1926-10-02) October 2, 1926 (age 93)
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
George Farenthold
(m. 1950; div. 1985)
Alma materVassar College (B.A.)
University of Texas (J.D.)
OccupationEducator, Lawyer, Politician, College Administrator, Activist

Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold (born October 2, 1926) is an American politician, attorney, activist, and educator. She is best known for her two campaigns for the office of Governor of Texas. She was nominated for Vice President of the United States during the 1972 Democratic National Convention.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Draper, Robert (April 1992). "The Blood of the Farentholds". Texas Monthly. Retrieved 2018-10-09.

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