Mnopedia Story – Minnesota’s First Female Sheriff – from Murray County


Minnesota’s First Female Sheriff

Anna Sheerin Lowe became Minnesota’s first female sheriff when the Murray County Commissioners appointed her to fill her husband’s unexpired term in 1923. Faced with the difficulty of enforcing Prohibition laws, Lowe fulfilled her duties as sheriff and won the respect and gratitude of the community for her three years of service.  Click the download now button to read more!

2016 Murray County Historical Society