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Voices of Florida Women

Mary Harwood Caldwell

Educator
Mary Harwood Caldwell

Mary Harwood Caldwell (1897–1986) taught grade school and became the first woman county school superintendent in her native state of Virginia. She worked as a home demonstration agent for Santa Rosa County, and served as Florida’s first lady from 1945 to 1949, while her husband, Millard Caldwell was governor.