On August 18, 1920, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the ratification resolution for the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, giving the amendment the 36th — and final — state necessary for ratification.
On August 26, 1920, all women gained the right to vote, thanks to the actions of the Volunteer State.
A Message from Maria Lee, First Lady of the State of Tennessee
Tennessee Women’s Suffrage Centennial Events
Events celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial will be going on for the next year all over Tennessee. Featured and upcoming events are listed here, and a full Calendar is available.