A Seat at the Table

November 1, 1923

Edna Sewell becomes the first woman elected to the Indiana Farm Bureau board of directors.

Edna Sewell is elected as second vice president and is later named head of the women's department in 1929.

Her philosophy, “you can't be loyal indefinitely to a fertilizer bag, an oil drum or an insurance policy," injects moral and spiritual values into Indiana Farm Bureau.

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