January 16, 2020
Clapp - Nettie McKenzie Clapp
Nettie MacKenzie Clapp, born August 22, 1868, was an Ohio legislator, representing Cuyahoga County in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1922, until 1930. Her legislative interest was primarily in education, good citizenship, prison reform, and wages. She was appointed by the Speaker of the House to serve on the Minimum Wage Commission as a result of her experience. During World War I, Clapp organized the Cleveland Heights Auxiliary of the Red Cross, served on the Women’s Executive Committee of the Victory Loan, and was Ward Organizer in the interest of food conservation. Clapp died on July 30, 1935 and is buried in Lisbon, Ohio.

During the 100th anniversary of the 19th Ammendment to the U.S. Constitution, Clapp was named a Great Ohioan in 2020.

More information on Clapp is available in our Ladies’ Gallery.

Biography: http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/museum/ladies-gallery/nettie-mackenzie-clapp