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Florence Mills Sheffer

(1870–1929) Florence was Canadian born but took an active role in obtaining the vote for women during her years in New York State. In 1915, Florence was the first President of the Shortsville Equal Suffrage Club.

In following years, she was a second vice leader of the Ontario County Woman Suffrage Association. Florence is noted as being naturalized in the 1920 US Census indicating that she was prepared to vote.

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Brookside Cemetery

Section A, Lot 90

18 Hebron Ave Shortsville, NY 14548

Ontario County